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1. Actuary

Salary: $87,650
Change From 2012: Up 1

And the best job for 2013 is … actuary!

Actuaries are skilled in math and statistics and it's their job to figure out how long things will last — everything from measuring when a person might need insurance to when they'll tap their IRA.

"Anything that uses statistical analysis to determine when something is going to happen," Lee said.

This job scores high because of income and the job outlook. There is still a shortage of actuaries, Lee said.

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