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Wind Turbine Service Technicians Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$51,050

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Inspect, diagnose, adjust, or repair wind turbines. Perform maintenance on wind turbine equipment including resolving electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic malfunctions.

Occupational Therapy Assistants Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$57,870

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Assist occupational therapists in providing occupational therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, direct activity programs, and document the progress of treatments. Generally requires formal training.

Physical Therapist Assistants Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$55,170

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Assist physical therapists in providing physical therapy treatments and procedures. May, in accordance with State laws, assist in the development of treatment plans, carry out routine functions, document the progress of treatment, and modify specific treatments in accordance with patient status and within the scope of treatment plans established by a physical therapist. Generally requires formal training.

Physical Therapist Aides Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$25,120

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Under close supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area.

Home Health Aides Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$21,920

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.

Commercial Divers Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$50,470

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Work below surface of water, using scuba gear to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life.

Nurse Practitioners Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$98,190

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x rays. May prescribe medication. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.

Physical Therapists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$84,020

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and improve or correct disabling conditions resulting from disease or injury.

Statisticians Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$80,110

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. May specialize in fields such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians.

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$23,740

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Drive ambulance or assist ambulance driver in transporting sick, injured, or convalescent persons. Assist in lifting patients.

Occupational Therapy Aides Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$27,800

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Under close supervision of an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations. These duties include preparing patient and treatment room.

Physician Assistants Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$98,180

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.

Operations Research Analysts Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$78,630

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.

Personal Financial Advisors Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$89,160

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$61,880

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.

Genetic Counselors Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$72,090

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. Provide information to other healthcare providers or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions. Advise individuals and families to support informed decisionmaking and coping methods for those at risk. May help conduct research related to genetic conditions or genetic counseling.

Interpreters and Translators Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$44,190

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Audiologists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$74,890

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Assess and treat persons with hearing and related disorders. May fit hearing aids and provide auditory training. May perform research related to hearing problems.

Hearing Aid Specialists Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$49,600

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Select and fit hearing aids for customers. Administer and interpret tests of hearing. Assess hearing instrument efficacy. Take ear impressions and prepare, design, and modify ear molds.

Optometrists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$103,900

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Diagnose, manage, and treat conditions and diseases of the human eye and visual system. Examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. May prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions.

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