REPORT: Best and worst entry-level jobs of 2015

REPORT: Best and worst entry-level jobs of 2015

(WVUE) - As graduation season approaches, a personal finance website has released its 2015 Entry-Level Jobs Report.

The WalletHub report takes stock of the first-time employment landscape by comparing different types of entry-level positions based on 11 key metrics – ranging from starting salaries to industry growth rate.

The report finds that the best entry-level jobs include Training Specialist, Web Applications Developer, Network Engineer, Attorney and Environmental Engineer. Rounding out the worst entry level jobs include Floor Assembler, Sheetmetal Mechanic, Refinery Operator, Consumer Loan Servicing Clerk and Claims Processing Clerk.

The best and worst jobs do not necessarily reflect income.

The 11 key metrics speak to various aspects of the immediate opportunities, prospects for growth and potential hazards associated with each type of job, according to Wallet Hub. These metrics were grouped into three overall categories: Immediate Opportunities, Growth Prospects and Hardship

The factors in the study include:

· Median Starting Salary

· Number of Job Openings

· Unemployment

· Projected Job Growth by 2022

· Income Growth Potential

· Typical On-the-Job Training

· Median Annual Salary

· Median Tenure with Employer

· Occupation Viability Score

· Number of Fatal Occupational Injuries per 100.000 Employees

· People Working Over 40 Hours per Week

To view the full breakdown of the study, click here:

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