'Attorney' only ranked 80th on best jobs list

January 11, 2010 Students considering whether to pursue a law degree should consider the career of Ryan McAllister of Fireman's Fund Insurance. He works standard hours indoors, doesn’t do any heavy lifting and is in high demand. And his salary is likely between $91,000 and $133,000.

McAllister is an actuary, ranked the top job in a study commissioned by CareerCast.com, the Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) reports. Attorney was 80th on the list, according to Above the Law.

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