LinkedIn says these are the 15 most promising jobs in America’s 2019 workforce


College students around the country are “hitting the books,” hoping that their hard work will pay off in the form of a promising and profitable career.
The job market has been strong, as 312,000 jobs were added to the economy at the end of 2018, and these positive conditions are encouraging job seekers to look for new opportunities.
Many college students have not yet made a definite decision on which career to pursue. That has always been a common thing, as university students are in an exploratory mode and are prone to change their mind along the way.
If you are a college student or high school student planning to attend college and you don’t yet know what area of study you want to major in, you should look at this list of the 15 most promising jobs in the U.S. for 2019. Linkedin compiled the list based on data compiled on job openings and yearly salaries, so these jobs listed ranked best in hiring growth and average pay. 
LinkedIn also included data on how often people were promoted in 2017 while working for the same company they were employed with in 2016. Finally, a scale of 1-10 with 10 being the highest, LinkedIn gave each job a career advancement score.
The lowest paying job on the list is $88,500, while all the other careers offer median salaries of $100,000 or more.
Time to take a look at the list! Get ready, you may find your career path today. (List includes the top skills needed for each position.)
2019’s Most Promising Jobs in the U.S. According to LinkedIn Research
  
1. Data Scientist
Median Base Salary: $130,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 4,000+ (56%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Data Science, Data Mining, Data Analysis, Python, Machine Learning
2. Site Reliability Engineer
Median Base Salary: $200,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,400+ (72%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Linux, Software Development, Python, Cloud Computing, SQL
3. Enterprise Account ExecutiveMedian Base Salary: $182,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,000+ (62%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Salesforce, Cloud Computing, Solution Selling, Software-as-a-Service, Sales Management
4. Product DesignerMedian Base Salary: $121,500
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 2,000+ (86%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Product Design, User Experience (UX), User Interface Design, Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop
5. Product OwnerMedian Base Salary: $101,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,100+ (87%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Business Analytics, Agile Methodologies, Business Process Improvement, Scrum
6. Customer Success ManagerMedian Base Salary: $88,500
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 2,000+ (80%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Customer Relationship Management, Salesforce, Software-as-a-Service, Customer Satisfaction, Cloud Computing
7. Engagement ManagerMedian Base Salary: $130,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,000+ (43%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Program Management, Business Analysis, Business Process Improvement, Analytics, Customer Relationship Management
8. Solutions ArchitectMedian Base Salary: $139,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 5,800+ (47%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Solutions Architecture, Cloud Computing, Software Development, SQL, Software Development Lifecycle
9. Information Technology LeadMedian Base Salary: $121,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,400+ (141%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 9
Top Skills: Information Technology, Technical Support, Business Process Improvement, Business Analysis, Troubleshooting
10. Scrum MasterMedian Base Salary: $103,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 2,000+ (67%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8
Top Skills: Scrum, Agile Methodologies, Software Development, Business Analysis, Software Development Lifecycle
11. Cloud ArchitectMedian Base Salary: $155,00
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,700+ (88%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8
Top Skills: Cloud Computing, Software Development, Amazon Web Services, Solution Architecture, Linux
12. Product Marketing ManagerMedian Base Salary: $134,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,891 (30%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8
Top Skills: Product Marketing, Product Management, Digital Marketing, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Product Development
13. Solutions ConsultantMedian Base Salary: $110,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 1,126 (73%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8
Top Skills: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Customer Relationship Management, Software-as-a-Service, Business Analysis
14. Product ManagerMedian Base Salary: $121,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 10,268 (29%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8
Top Skills: Product Management, Product Development, Cross-Functional Team Leadership, Engineering, Product Marketing
15. Machine Learning EngineerMedian Base Salary: $182,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth): 709 (96%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8
Top Skills: Machine Learning, Python, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science
If you are ready to pursue your career, but need to find the best school for your degree choice, this web page will guide you to the right campus or online college.