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Top jobs: Professor comes in at #3

Posted in The Education Industry by Arnold Pan on March 11, 2010
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So maybe we weren’t crazy going to graduate school in hopes of living the academic life.  According to a “Best Jobs in America” poll posted on Lifehacker (conducted by, College Professor ranks as #3, only behind Systems Engineer and Physician Assistant.  Interestingly enough, there are apparently more Professors than Systems Engineers and Physician Assistants combined, 278,000 vs. 88,000 and 82,000, respectively.  Though I don’t know if I can trust a “best jobs” list that doesn’t include actuary…

Remains of the Day: The Best Jobs in America Edition [ poll, via Lifehacker]