Median pay: $48,290
Expected job growth through 2026: 11 percent
Related degrees: Hospitality, English, communications
If you’re organized and you have a flair for making connections, you could be an event planner. You need to arrange meeting locations, transportation, and meals. You might also need to make lodging arrangements and line up speakers for various events.
For those who are interested in travel, and don’t mind working long hours on-site, this can be a good job to have.
Plus, even though the internet has made it possible to conduct business remotely, this job is expected to grow faster than average because conferences, summits and conventions are still in very high demand as those who work together online look to meet each other in real life.