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Best jobs for millennials, according to U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its 10 best jobs for millennials list for 2017, with the rankings based on a survey of more than 1,000 individuals. According to the survey, when millennials were asked what mattered most when considering a career, with salary coming in as most important, then work-life balance, and then stress level.

Check out what the top jobs for those ages 20-34, according to the study.

10.) Massage Therapist

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $38,040
Massage therapy is a career where patients are treated for pain, stress and injury, and according to the study, it has a below-average stress level. The field also requires a license rather than an academic degree, making it attractive for those who don't want to go through the traditional education process.

9.) Cartographer

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $61,880
With the influx of mapping software, cartographers use satellite images, surveys and technology to help people get around. According to the study, the job has a below-average stress level.

8.) Insurance Sales Agent

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $48,200
Selling health, life, auto and home insurance is a more flexible type of job, according to the report, as agents will often work odd hours to meet the needs of their clients. It also has a high work-life balance, according to the survey.

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7.) Radiation Therapist

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $80,220
Radiation therapists help cancer patients with treatments, not only operating heavy machinery to administer the doses, but also working and comforting patients through the treatments. According to the survey, the job has a below average stress level and above average work-life balance.

6.) Interpreter and Translator

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $44,190
Interpreters help verbal communication from one language to another, while translators convert the written word between languages. The job rates high in the work-life balance category in the study, primarily since most interpreters and translators are self-employed, and can work very flexible hours.

5.) Mechanical Engineer

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $83,590
Mechanical engineers build and test tools and machines, and it appeals to those who like to use innovative technology. According to the study, it also has an above average work-life balance.

4.) Computer Systems Analyst

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $85,800
A computer systems analyst works with companies to see what their clients need and what digital tools meet their needs best. According to the survey, the job carries an average work-life balance and stress level.

3.) Software Developer

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $98,260
Software developers not only create new programs and apps, they also help fix bugs and upgrade existing ones. According to the study, the field has an above average work-life balance.

2.) Dental Hygenist

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $72,330
Dental hygenists clean teeth, take X-rays and communicate with patients during appointments. About half in the field work part-time, according to the study, leading to flexible schedules and a high work-life balance rating.

1.) Web Developer

Median salary according to U.S. News & World Report: $64,970
Web developers use coding and analytics to construct and improve products, and because many can work remotely, according to the study, it has a high work-life balance and below average stress level.