Graduation season is a time of big dreams and immense pressure for soon-to-be job seekers across the nation. But finding employment is no small task in the face of sparse opportunities, considering that nearly 17 percent of the U.S. population between the ages of 16 and 29 are without work and more than a quarter of Millennials live with their parents.

In search of answers and actionable information for the Class of 2016, WalletHub’s analysts took stock of the first-timer job market by comparing 109 entry-level positions based on 11 key metrics. Our data set ranges from “median starting salary” to “projected job growth by 2024” to “median tenure with employer.”

10 Best Entry-Level Jobs:

1. Engineer I

2. Systems Engineer I

3. Safety Representative I

4. Web Applications Developer I

5. Env., Health, and Safety Engineer I

6. Electrical Engineer I

7. Safety Technician I

8. Software Engineer I

9. Training Specialist I

10. Architect I

10 Worst Entry-Level Jobs:

100. Drilling Engineer I

101. Machinist I

102. Emergency Dispatcher

103. Automotive Mechanic I

104. Tool and Die Maker I

105. Carpenter I

106. Boilermaker I

107. Plumber I

108. Floor Assembler I

109. Welder I

To read the full article, please visit https://wallethub.com/edu/best-entry-level-jobs/3716/

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