Highest-paying jobs for recent college grads
6. Internet marketer
Average first-year salary: $67,000
Preferred background: Bachelor's degree in marketing, relevant work experience
BLS projected outlook, 2008-2018: Unavailable
This nascent career path was created when companies realized they could directly interact with consumers through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as through their own websites and Web advertising, according to HerCampus.com. Internet marketers are responsible for keeping the brand's followers and fans updated on all things relating to that brand, with a focus of special deals, sales, and new products.