Each year, U.S. News and World Report publishes its 100 best jobs. For 2024, that list is led by professions in healthcare. 

In fact, the “best job” for 2024, based on the availability of positions and projected growth rate, is nurse practitioner, with more than 118,000 open positions across the U.S..

“Nurse practitioners, also known as advanced practice registered nurses, specialize in treating specific patient populations, training to work in areas like women’s health or pediatrics,” the report notes. “They may also work in research or academia.”

Read the full list of best U.S. healthcare jobs at U.S. News and World Report.