In 2012 a list was drawn up by CNNMoney of the top 100 jobs in the US for opportunities, great pay and outstanding prospects.
This topped Video Game Designers, Data Scientists, Doctors, Lawyers, Accountants and Tax Analysts (OK, that’s not so hard to beat).
As our world is changing and Data is getting everywhere, Cloud, Big Data etc. means more opportunities for Database Administrators. More Data means more opportunities!
Check out this link for the full article: http://money.cnn.com/pf/best-jobs/2012/snapshots/5.html