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List of careers that are the most beneficial to society--jobs that help people and make the world a better place. While most of us have to work for a paycheck so we can support ourselves and our family, some people have the added benefit of feeling good about themselves through their livelihood too. What jobs help society? There are lots of them. Any job in education, healthcare, or public safety tends to help society. If you are looking for jobs that help people you don't only have to stick with the nonprofit sector. There are plenty of well-paying, competitive jobs that pay well too. Although they get a bad rep because of how much money they make, at the root of their job lawyers are actually helping people. Doctors and nurses are also great jobs that help people. 

Looking for a job you can feel good about or careers where you help people? Or do you already have a job in one of these careers that help people? Help others find their true calling by voting on which job you think most helps society. Add more jobs to this list if you that one is missing so others can learn about jobs where you can help people and truly make a difference.

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Scientist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Scientist

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Doctor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Doctor

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Teacher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Teacher

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Farmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Farmer

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Engineer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Engineer

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Nurse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Nurse

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Firefighter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Firefighter

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Police Officer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Police Officer

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EMT is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
EMT

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Builder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Builder

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Special Education Worker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Special Education Worker

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Clinical Researcher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Clinical Researcher

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Elderly Caretaker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Elderly Caretaker

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Electrician is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Electrician

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Dentist is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Dentist

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Researchers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Researchers

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Rescue Volunteer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Rescue Volunteer

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Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Carpenter

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Plumber is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Plumber

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Child Caretaker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Child Caretaker

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Pharmacist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Pharmacist

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(A Good) Parent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
(A Good) Parent

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Garbage Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Garbage Man

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Veterinarian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Veterinarian

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Janitor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Janitor

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Writers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Writers

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Journalist is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Journalist

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Social Worker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society

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Truck Driver is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Truck Driver

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Speech Pathologist is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Speech Pathologist

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Architect is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Architect

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Pilot

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Optometrist is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Optometrist

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IT Technicians is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
IT Technicians

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Psychologist is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society

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Software Developer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Software Developer

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Musician is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Musician

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Artist is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society

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Security Guard is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Security Guard

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Military Officer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Military Officer

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Lawyer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Lawyer

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Chef is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Chef

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Park Ranger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Park Ranger

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Rocket Scientists is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society

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Meteorologist is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society

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Personal trainer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society

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Taxi Driver is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Taxi Driver

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Waiter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Waiter

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Accountant is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society
Accountant

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Mathematician is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Jobs That Are the Most Beneficial to Society