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Anthropologists Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$59,280

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.

Archeologists Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$59,280

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from human remains, artifacts, architectural features, and structures recovered through excavation, underwater recovery, or other means of discovery.

Athletic Trainers Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$43,370

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.

Biochemists and Biophysicists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$84,940

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.

Software Developers, Applications Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$95,510

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$41,140

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Operate or tend furnaces, such as gas, oil, coal, electric-arc or electric induction, open-hearth, or oxygen furnaces, to melt and refine metal before casting or to produce specified types of steel.

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$46,490

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$33,150

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Repair percussion, stringed, reed, or wind instruments. May specialize in one area, such as piano tuning.

Food Scientists and Technologists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$61,480

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein; discover new food sources; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful; and apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and distribute food.

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$32,970

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$63,420

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Appraise automobile or other vehicle damage to determine repair costs for insurance claim settlement. Prepare insurance forms to indicate repair cost or cost estimates and recommendations. May seek agreement with automotive repair shop on repair costs.

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$63,780

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Operate, install, calibrate, and maintain integrated computer/communications systems, consoles, simulators, and other data acquisition, test, and measurement instruments and equipment, which are used to launch, track, position, and evaluate air and space vehicles. May record and interpret test data.

Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$92,930

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Design, develop, and evaluate the operation of marine vessels, ship machinery, and related equipment, such as power supply and propulsion systems.

Marine Engineers Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$92,930

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Design, develop, and take responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems.

Marine Architects Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$92,930

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Design and oversee construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures such as ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, torpedoes, floats, and buoys. May confer with marine engineers.

Financial Examiners Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$76,310

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Enforce or ensure compliance with laws and regulations governing financial and securities institutions and financial and real estate transactions. May examine, verify, or authenticate records.

Orthotists and Prosthetists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$64,040

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Design, measure, fit, and adapt orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses, such as limbs or facial parts for patients with disabling conditions.

Biomedical Engineers Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$86,950

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$53,160

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Set up or operate a variety of drills to remove underground oil and gas, or remove core samples for testing during oil and gas exploration.

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$90,160

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Conduct sub-surface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites. May specify the ground support systems, processes and equipment for safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction or underground construction activities. May inspect areas for unsafe geological conditions, equipment, and working conditions. May design, implement, and coordinate mine safety programs.

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