For the second year in a row, data scientist remains the top job in America, according to job site Glassdoor. Technology and data jobs dominated this year’s rankings, with seven of the top 10 in the IT field, and four of the top 10 in data management. Some 18 of the top 50 jobs were in tech and data fields.

The Glassdoor Job Score is determined using three key factors: earning potential based on median annual base salary, job satisfaction rating and number of job openings.

The jobs that made this list stand out across all three categories. The Glassdoor Job Score is based on a 5-point scale (5.0 = best job, 1.0 = bad job). For a job title to be considered, it must receive at least 100 salary reports and at least 100 job satisfaction ratings shared by U.S.-based employees over the past year. The number of job openings per job title represents active job listings on Glassdoor as of Jan. 1, 2017.

Data scientist (no. 1)
Job score 4.8/5
Job satisfaction 4.4/5
Median base salary $110,000
Job openings 4,184

DevOps engineer (no.2)
Job score 4.7/5
Job satisfaction 4.2/5
Median base salary $110,000
Job openings 2,725

Data engineer (no. 3)
Job score 4.7/5
Job satisfaction 4.3/5
Median base salary $106,000
Job openings 2,599

Analytics manager (no. 5)
Job score 4.6/5
Job satisfaction 4.1/5
Median base salary $112,000
Job openings 1,958

Database administrator (no. 7)
Job score 4.5/5
Job satisfaction 3.8/5
Median base salary $93,000
Job openings 2,877

UX designer (no. 9)
Job score 4.4/5
Job satisfaction 4.0/5
Median base salary $92,500
Job openings 1,691

Solutions architect (no. 10)
Job score 4.4/5
Job satisfaction 3.7/5
Median base salary $125,000
Job openings 2,232

Software engineer (no. 16)
Job score 4.3/5
Job satisfaction 3.5/5
Median base salary $101,000
Job openings 17,085

QA manager (no. 22)
Job score 4.3/5
Job satisfaction 3.7/5
Median base salary $92,000
Job openings 2,531

Mobile developer (no, 26)
Job score 4.3/5
Job satisfaction 3.7/5
Median base salary $85,000
Job openings 2,130

Systems administrator (no. 27)
Job score 4.2/5
Job satisfaction 3.7/5
Median base salary $68,000
Job openings 4,046

Technical account manager (no. 29)
Job score 4.2/5
Job satisfaction 3.9/5
Median base salary $66,000
Job openings 1,968

Hardware engineer (no. 30)
Job score 4.2/5
Job satisfaction 3.9/5
Median base salary $108,000
Job openings 954

Intelligence analyst (no. 31)
Job score 4.2/5
Job satisfaction 4.2/5
Median base salary $62,400
Job openings 1,605

Information security engineer (no. 39)
Job score 4.1/5
Job satisfaction 3.7/5
Median base salary $100,000
Job openings 1,247

Security analyst (no. 41)
Job score 4.1/5
Job satisfaction 3.7/5
Median base salary $70,000
Job openings 2,464

UI designer (no. 43)
Job score 4.1/5
Job satisfaction 4.0/5
Median base salary $80,000
Job openings 950

Business intelligence developer (no. 47)
Job score 4.0/5
Job satisfaction 3.9/5
Median base salary $83,000
Job openings 837

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Bob Violino

Bob Violino

Bob Violino is a freelance technology and business writer who covers a variety of topics, including big data and analytics, cloud computing, information security and mobile technology.