What are the top 25 jobs in America this year?

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SAUSALITO, California — What are the best jobs in America in 2015?

Glassdoor has looked at the data and ranked jobs based on average annual base salary, career opportunity and number of openings.

The employment rating and data company has released its top 25 list and at the top of that list is physician assistant.

Following that Glassdoor ranks software engineer, business development manager and human resources manager highly.

Rounding out the top five is finance manager.

Here’s the complete list including the number of openings, the base salary and the career opportunity rating as determined by the company.

  1. Physician Assistant – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.8
  • Number of Job Openings: 45,484
  • Average Base Salary: $111,376
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5
  1. Software Engineer – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
  • Number of Job Openings: 104,828
  • Average Base Salary: $98,074
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3
  1. Business Development Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
  • Number of Job Openings: 11,616
  • Average Base Salary: $94,907
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5
  1. Human Resources Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
  • Number of Job Openings: 8,073
  • Average Base Salary: $96,443
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.6
  1. Finance Manager– Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
  • Number of Job Openings: 9,728
  • Average Base Salary: $122,865
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4
  1. Marketing Manager– Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
  • Number of Job Openings: 14,647
  • Average Base Salary: $100,130
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4
  1. Database Administrator– Glassdoor Job Score: 4.5
  • Number of Job Openings: 9,790
  • Average Base Salary: $97,835
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4
  1. Product Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.5
  • Number of Job Openings: 10,294
  • Average Base Salary: $113,363
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3
  1. Data Scientist – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
  • Number of Job Openings: 3,449
  • Average Base Salary: $104,476
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.8
  1. Sales Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
  • Number of Job Openings: 26,193
  • Average Base Salary: $76,556
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3
  1. Solutions Architect – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
  • Number of Job Openings: 3,982
  • Average Base Salary: $121,657
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4
  1. Mechanical Engineer– Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
  • Number of Job Openings: 16,065
  • Average Base Salary: $73,015
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3
  1. QA Engineer – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 26,383
  • Average Base Salary: $77,499
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2
  1. Business Analyst – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 21,337
  • Average Base Salary: $74,638
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2 
  1. Electrical Engineer – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 10,435
  • Average Base Salary: $76,803
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3
  1. Network Engineer – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 14,092
  • Average Base Salary: $87,518
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2
  1. Civil Engineer – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 6,120
  • Average Base Salary: $73,383
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5
  1. Audit Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 4,585
  • Average Base Salary: $69,271
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.9
  1. Physical Therapist – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 27,579
  • Average Base Salary: $64,806
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2
  1. IT Project Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
  • Number of Job Openings: 5,700
  • Average Base Salary: $103,710
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2
  1. Client Services Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
  • Number of Job Openings: 2,377
  • Average Base Salary: $103,736
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.7
  1. Supply Chain Manager – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
  • Number of Job Openings: 3,754
  • Average Base Salary: $83,795
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4
  1. Mobile Developer – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
  • Number of Job Openings: 4,651
  • Average Base Salary: $79,810
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3
  1. Nurse Practitioner – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
  • Number of Job Openings: 15,341
  • Average Base Salary: $95,171
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.1
  1. Sales Engineer – Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
  • Number of Job Openings: 6,007
  • Average Base Salary: $91,318
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

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