Jobs in the World- When you set out to choose a career, you’ll likely be considering three factors: is it personally and professionally rewarding? Is it exciting? And does it pay well?
So, if you’re looking for some inspiration – whether you’re considering your options after school or toying with the idea of changing careers – you’ve come to the right place.
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20. Investment banker
Salary potential: $209,000 (US) / £123,000 (UK) / C$102,000 (Canada)
As an entry-level professional, you would start as an analyst or associate and gradually climb up the investment banking ladder to become a vice president, director or managing director. As for your tasks, they will range between doing market research, creating and analysing reports, and performing financial models.
In order to become an investment banker, you’ll need excellent mathematical skills and a minimum of an undergraduate degree. However, if you want to progress beyond a junior analyst role, an MBA degree will prove useful.
19. Aerospace engineer
Salary potential:$128,000 (US) / £53,000 (UK) / C$104,000 (Canada)
Aerospace engineers focus on designing airborne objects such as aircraft, spacecraft and satellites. To do this, they must create and test prototypes as well as oversee the building process of their projects. They must also evaluate designs to make sure that they’re in line with engineering principles. As if their job description isn’t cool enough, they’re also some of the highest earners in the world.