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“I think it’s generally a positive year,” says John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an outplacement firm. “The economy is strong, unemployment is continuing to drop … unless we tip into a recession.”

Here’s U.S. News’ top 10 jobs of 2017:

1. Dentist
2. Nurse Practitioner
3. Physician Assistant
4. Statistician
5. Orthodontist
6. Nurse Anesthetist
7. Pediatrician
8. Computer Systems Analyst
9 (tie). Obstetrician and Gynecologist
9 (tie). Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon