Sounds like a reason to celebrate, according to a U.S. News and World Report Best Jobs Rankings which awards dentist the No. 1 position in The Best 100 Jobs.
Three contributing factors, according to USNews.com: low unemployment rate, agreeable work-life balance, and comfortable salary.
“The need for professionals to examine our teeth, fill and – gulp – refill our cavities isn’t fading. And because more people want cosmetic treatments like teeth whitening to attain pearly whites, the demand for dentists is growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts employment growth of 18 percent between 2014 and 2024, with 23,300 new openings.”