Since we all have different skills, interests, experiences and expectations, there’s no one career that’s best for everyone.
Even if you go by your interest in the particular subject and master in it, it’s a waste of time, energy and knowledge, if your interest does not hold any job value.
In 2013, degrees which offer the best employment options are: Nursing, Elementary Education, Finance and Communications. And the degrees with worst employment options are: Fine arts, Philosophy and religious studies, Film video and photography, Information systems.
2013’s highest ranking jobs were in Actuary, Bio-medical Engineering , Software Engineering, Audiologist and Financial Partner while the lowest ranking jobs were as oil rig workers, actors, enlisted military personnel, lumber jacks and as Newspaper Reporters.
The above info graphics might give you an idea on what to choose as a career in present job market.