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5. Accountant

Median salary: $63,550
Hiring outlook (job growth through 2020): 16%

"The perception is, 'What a boring job!' " Lee said.

But accountants make the most underrated list every year.

First, they're very well paid. The hiring outlook is above average. And, if you've picked accounting, there's a good chance you love your job.

"They spend their day doing what they want to do, which is manipulating numbers," Lee said.

So, stop judging him by his pocket protector and calculator—this guy is underrated!


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