They often say you've got to learn more to earn more, and these jobs are certainly giving workers new reasons to go back to school.
According to CareerBliss data, the following employees are seeing a significant salary increase – some as high as 22 percent increase in pay – when they upgrade their Bachelor's Degree to a Master's Degree. Given today's competitive market, it may be a smart move to consider investing in higher learning for higher pay.
Top 10 Jobs Worth Mastering
|Rank||Job Title||Bliss Rating*||Bachelor's Degree Average Salary||Salary Increase w/ Master's Degree||Job Openings|
|10||Staff Software Engineer||3.720||$79,104.09||21.31%||View|
Methodology: CareerBliss analyzed more than 600,000 data points, including salaries from 2010-2011, job titles and education. CareerBliss evaluated salary range among employees with post-secondary education and their profession to determine the top 10 jobs that show the highest pay increase from a Bachelor's Degree to a post-graduate Master's Degree.
* Bliss Rating: Rating aspects of job happiness by employees, including work-life balance, one's relationship with their boss and co-workers, their work environment, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, their daily tasks, and job control over the work that they do on a daily basis.