7. Registered nurse
Percent Reporting High Levels of Meaning at Work: 82 Percent
Median Annual Pay: $57,500
Being with people during their times of physical suffering and recovery makes for very meaningful work. Registered nurses administer medicines, educate patients about their treatment plans, and provide emotional support to patients and their families. Registered nurses can start with an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or a diploma from an approved nursing program. State licensure is also required. View registered nurse positions.