Military - Top Careers

Fastest Growing Careers

1 to 20 of 309 results

Occupational Therapy Assistants Military Career

Average Salary:

$57,359

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Physical and occupational therapy consists of treatment and exercise for patients disabled by illness or injury. Physical and occupational therapy specialists assist in administering treatment aimed at helping disabled patients regain strength and mobility and preparing them to return to work.

Physical Therapist Assistants Military Career

Average Salary:

$55,819

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Physical and occupational therapy consists of treatment and exercise for patients disabled by illness or injury. Physical and occupational therapy specialists assist in administering treatment aimed at helping disabled patients regain strength and mobility and preparing them to return to work.

Commercial Divers Military Career

Average Salary:

$64,599

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Sometimes, military tasks such as search and rescue, ship repair, construction, and patrolling must be done under water. Divers in the military perform this work. They usually specialize either as scuba divers, who work just below the surface, or as deep sea divers, who may work for long periods of time in depths up to 300 feet.

Nurse Practitioners Military Career

Average Salary:

$115,811

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Nurses are a key part of the staff at military hospitals and clinics. Registered nurses direct nursing teams and give patients individual care to help them recover from illness or injury.

Physical Therapists Military Career

Average Salary:

$105,545

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Physical and occupational therapies are programs of treatment and exercise for patients disabled from illness or injury. Physical and occupational therapists plan and administer therapy to help patients adjust to disabilities, regain independence, and prepare to return to work.

Statisticians Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

In the military, people need to know that the equipment they are using will perform as expected when a crisis arises. Industrial engineers manage quality control programs to ensure that the military develops and uses high quality products and systems. They also do research to determine the most effective ways for the military to use its people and equipment.

Physician Assistants Military Career

Average Salary:

$116,567

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Physician assistants provide routine health care for patients, freeing physicians to concentrate on more serious health problems. Physician assistants examine, diagnose, and treat patients under the supervision of medical doctors.

Operations Research Analysts Military Career

Average Salary:

$126,564

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

In the military, people need to know that the equipment they are using will perform as expected when a crisis arises. Industrial engineers manage quality control programs to ensure that the military develops and uses high quality products and systems. They also do research to determine the most effective ways for the military to use its people and equipment.

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Military Career

Average Salary:

$53,926

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Information about the size, strength, location, and capabilities of enemy forces is essential to military operations and national defense. To gather information, the services rely on aerial photographs, human observation, and electronic monitoring using radar and supersensitive radios. Intelligence officers gather technical intelligence needed for military planning.

Interpreters and Translators Military Career

Average Salary:

$57,053

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Some members of the military must be able to read and understand the many languages of the world. Information from foreign language newspapers, magazines, and radio broadcasts is important to the nation's defense. Interpreters and translators convert written or spoken foreign languages into English or other languages. They usually specialize in a particular foreign language.

Audiologists Military Career

Average Salary:

$110,340

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Speech therapists work as part of military medical teams. Speech therapists evaluate and treat patients with hearing and speech problems.

Optometrists Military Career

Average Salary:

$110,505

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Eye care is part of the full health coverage provided to military personnel. The most common eye problem is the need for corrective lenses. Optometrists examine eyes and treat vision problems by prescribing glasses, contact lenses., or other corrective treatments They refer patients with eye diseases to ophthalmologists (eye medical doctors).

Occupational Therapists Military Career

Average Salary:

$99,847

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Physical and occupational therapies are programs of treatment and exercise for patients disabled from illness or injury. Physical and occupational therapists plan and administer therapy to help patients adjust to disabilities, regain independence, and prepare to return to work.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Military Career

Average Salary:

$61,798

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.

Nurse Midwives Military Career

Average Salary:

$114,791

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Nurses are a key part of the staff at military hospitals and clinics. Registered nurses direct nursing teams and give patients individual care to help them recover from illness or injury.

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Military Career

Average Salary:

$48,350

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

In emergencies or in combat, physicians are not always immediately available to treat the injured or wounded. When a physician is not available, medical service technicians provide basic and emergency medical treatment. They also assist medical officers in caring for sick and injured patients.

Opticians, Dispensing Military Career

Average Salary:

$57,936

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Optometry, or vision care, is one of the many health benefits available to military personnel. The military operates its own clinics to examine eyes and fit glasses or contact lenses. Optometric technicians assist optometrists in providing vision care. They work with patients and manage clinic offices.

Medical Assistants Military Career

Average Salary:

$54,271

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military provides medical care to all men and women in the services. Medical care technicians work with teams of physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to provide treatment to patients. They help give patients the care and treatment required to help them recover from illness or injury. They also prepare rooms, equipment, and supplies in hospitals and medical clinics.

Biomedical Engineers Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

The services take great care to ensure safe working conditions and a clean environment. A clean, safe, and healthy environment results in happier employees and better work. Environmental health and safety officers study the air, ground, and water to identify and analyze sources of pollution and its effects. They also direct programs to control safety and health hazards in the work place.

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other Military Career

Average Salary:

$56,595

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military trains new personnel in the job skills needed to begin their careers in the service. The military also offers advanced training and retraining to nearly all personnel. Instruction in electronics, health care, computer sciences, and aviation are just a few of the many vocational and technical areas for which the military has training programs. Training specialists and instructors teach classes and give demonstrations to provide military personnel with the knowledge needed to perform their jobs.

1 2 3  ... 16  Next»