We've all heard the reports of the decline of American manufacturing and the erosion of jobs once-thought to be the center of our workforce. Less discussed are those fields that are now flourishing.
Careercast.com has released its latest report on the ten best jobs of 2011, which look to be very promising for the more mathematically and technically inclined job searchers among us. Or, as Careercast puts it, in 2010, "The geeks strike back."
The rankings were based on survey results evaluating careers on categories like work environment, physical demands, outlook, income and stress. Which jobs topped the list? Check them out below: