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Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Military Career

Average Salary:

$71,025

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

Machinists Military Career

Average Salary:

$47,657

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Sometimes when engines or machines break down, the parts needed to repair them are not available. In these cases, the broken parts must be repaired or new ones made. Machinists make and repair metal parts for engines and all types of machines. They operate lathes, drill presses, grinders, and other machine shop equipment.

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Military Career

Average Salary:

$48,945

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military provides dental and optical care as part of its comprehensive health service program. Dental and optical laboratory technicians make and repair dental devices and eyeglasses that are provided for military personnel.

Psychologists, All Other Military Career

Average Salary:

$110,540

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Psychological research and treatment are important to national defense. Research can show how to improve military training, job assignment, and equipment design. Treatment can help personnel cope with stress. Psychologists conduct research on human behavior and treat patients with mental problems.

Internists, General Military Career

Average Salary:

$112,953

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Military physicians and surgeons represent all of the major fields of medical specialization. Physicians and surgeons are the chief providers of medical services to military personnel and their dependents. They examine patients, diagnose their injuries or illnesses, and provide medical treatment.

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary Military Career

Average Salary:

$129,274

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

The military provides training and educational opportunities for all personnel. Teachers and instructors conduct classes in such academic subjects as engineering, physical science, social science, and nursing. Teachers and instructors teach military personnel subjects that are related to their military occupations.

Pharmacy Technicians Military Career

Average Salary:

$49,558

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Prescription drugs and medicines are important to medical treatment. Patients and physicians depend on military pharmacies to fill their prescriptions accurately. Pharmacy technicians prepare and dispense prescribed drugs and medicines under the supervision of pharmacists or physicians. They also maintain pharmacy supplies and records

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other Military Career

Average Salary:

$145,747

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military provides training and educational opportunities for all personnel. Teachers and instructors conduct classes in such academic subjects as engineering, physical science, social science, and nursing. Teachers and instructors teach military personnel subjects that are related to their military occupations.

Atmospheric and Space Scientists Military Career

Average Salary:

$66,568

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Weather information is important for planning military operations. Accurate weather forecasts are needed to plan troop movements, airplane flights, and ship traffic. Meteorological specialists collect information about weather and sea conditions for use by meteorologists. They make visual observations and take readings from weather equipment, radar scans, and satellite photographs.

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators Military Career

Average Salary:

$45,508

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Each year the military completes hundreds of construction projects. Tons of earth and building materials must be moved to build airfields, roads, dams, and buildings. Construction equipment operators use bulldozers, cranes, graders, and other heavy equipment in military construction.

Occupational Health and Safety Technicians Military Career

Average Salary:

$55,473

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Each military base is a small community. The health and well-being of the residents and surrounding land is a major concern of the services. Keeping military work places and living areas sanitary helps to prevent illness. Environmental health and safety specialists inspect military facilities and food supplies for the presence of disease, germs, or other conditions hazardous to health and the environment.

Sailors and Marine Oilers Military Career

Average Salary:

$28,144

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

All ships must have teams of individuals with "jack-of-all-trades" skills who make things run smoothly above deck. Seamen perform many duties to help operate and maintain military ships, boats, and submarines.

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Military Career

Average Salary:

$50,335

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Each military base is a small community. The health and well-being of the residents and surrounding land is a major concern of the services. Keeping military work places and living areas sanitary helps to prevent illness. Environmental health and safety specialists inspect military facilities and food supplies for the presence of disease, germs, or other conditions hazardous to health and the environment.

Veterinarians Military Career

Average Salary:

$107,072

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

The military conducts studies of human and animal diseases to understand their causes and to find treatments. Harmful pests and bacteria are studied to find ways to protect people and food against illness or infection. Life scientists study the biology and chemistry of living organisms.

Cost Estimators Military Career

Average Salary:

$99,132

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Each year, the services spend billions of dollars on personnel, equipment, and supplies. Only through careful management can military funds be put to their best use. Finance and accounting managers direct and manage the financial affairs of the military. They also advise commanders on financial and accounting matters.

Human Resources Managers Military Career

Average Salary:

$99,775

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Personnel management helps individuals develop their military careers. It also serves the military's need to fill jobs with qualified workers. Personnel specialists collect and store information about the people in the military, such as training, job assignment, promotion, and health information. They work directly with service personnel and their families.

Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary Military Career

Average Salary:

$133,055

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

The military provides training and educational opportunities for all personnel. Teachers and instructors conduct classes in such academic subjects as engineering, physical science, social science, and nursing. Teachers and instructors teach military personnel subjects that are related to their military occupations.

Computer Network Architects Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military uses computers in almost every aspect of its operations. Military computers are used to process payroll and personnel information, control the targeting and firing of weapons systems, account for money, gather and analyze intelligence data, and make it easier to communicate around the world. Computer systems officers direct the operations of computer centers and are involved in the planning and development of computer systems.

Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

The military provides training and educational opportunities for all personnel. Teachers and instructors conduct classes in such academic subjects as engineering, physical science, social science, and nursing. Teachers and instructors teach military personnel subjects that are related to their military occupations.

Radiologic Technologists Military Career

Average Salary:

$48,853

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Radiology (the use of X-rays) is important in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. X-rays and other diagnostic techniques, such as ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), help physicians detect injuries and illnesses. Radiology is also used to treat some diseases, such as cancer. Radiologic technicians operate X-ray and other imaging related equipment used in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases. They work as part of a medical team of physicians and specialists to provide health care to patients. Radiologic technicians may specialize by the type of equipment they operate.

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