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Nurse Practitioners Military Career

Average Salary:

$117,635

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.

Nuclear Engineers Military Career

Average Salary:

$111,851

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

The military has been a pioneer in the use of nuclear energy. The military uses nuclear energy for power plants, strategic weapons, and defense systems. Nuclear engineers direct research and development projects to improve military uses of nuclear energy. They also direct nuclear power plant operations.

Managers, All Other Military Career

Average Salary:

$102,459

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Instant worldwide communication among air, sea, and land forces is vital to military operations. The services operate some of the largest and most complex communications networks in the world. Communications managers plan and direct the operation of military communication systems. They also manage personnel in communications centers and relay stations.

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Military Career

Average Salary:

$62,151

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.

Artillery and Missile Officers Military Career

Average Salary:

$89,842

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The United States military uses some of the most technologically advanced weapon systems in the world from artillery weapons such as cannons and rockets to guided missiles that can be launched from land, air, or sea. The effective use of these systems requires technical expertise and sound military judgement. Artillery and missile officers direct artillery and missile crew members as they position, target, and fire weapons. They normally specialize by type of weapon system.

Command and Control Center Specialists Military Career

Average Salary:

$56,724

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military prepares for emergencies or natural disasters by developing detailed warning, control, and evacuation plans. Emergency management specialists prepare emergency plans and respond to all types of disasters, such as floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, or enemy attack.

Political Scientists Military Career

Average Salary:

$137,871

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Information about the military capabilities of foreign countries is vital to our national defense. Our leaders need to know the strengths and weaknesses of both friendly and unfriendly countries. International relations officers collect, analyze, and report information about foreign countries to be used for military planning.

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.

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Military Career

Average Salary:

$52,259

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Sheet metal is used as a building material in many military construction projects. Ships, tanks, and aircraft are made of heavy metal armor. Welders and metal workers make and install sheet metal products, such as roofs, air ducts, gutters, and vents. They also make custom parts to repair the structural parts of ships, submarines, landing craft, buildings, and equipment.

Medical Assistants Military Career

Average Salary:

$48,596

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.

Interpreters and Translators Military Career

Average Salary:

$54,956

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.

Physical Therapists Military Career

Average Salary:

$102,253

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.

Logisticians Military Career

Average Salary:

$96,831

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

The military maintains a large inventory of food, medicines, ammunition, spare parts, and other supplies. Keeping the military's supply system operating smoothly is an important job. The lives of combat troops in the field may depend on receiving the right supplies on time. Warehousing and distribution specialists receive, store, record, and issue military supplies.

Military Enlisted Tactical Operations and Air/Weapons Specialists and Crew Members, All Other Military Career

Average Salary:

$53,265

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Military intelligence is information needed to plan for our national defense. Knowledge of the number, location, and tactics of enemy forces and potential battle areas is needed to develop military plans. To gather information, the services rely on aerial photographs, electronic monitoring using radar and sensitive radios, and human observation. Intelligence specialists gather and study the information required to design defense plans and tactics.

Radio and Television Announcers Military Career

Average Salary:

$56,630

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

The military publishes newspapers and broadcasts television and radio programs for its personnel and the public. These services are an important source of general information about people and events in the military. Broadcast journalists and newswriters write and present news programs, music programs, and radio talk shows.

Nurse Anesthetists Military Career

Average Salary:

$123,822

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.

Registered Nurses Military Career

Average Salary:

$104,573

Most Common Degree:

Associate's 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.

Air Crew Members Military Career

Average Salary:

$55,983

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military uses aircraft of all types and sizes to conduct combat and intelligence missions, rescue personnel, transport troops and equipment, and perform long-range bombing missions. Air crew members operate equipment on board aircraft during operations. They normally specialize by type of aircraft, such as bomber, intelligence, transport, or search and rescue.

Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors Military Career

Average Salary:

$71,696

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Military bases have their own fire departments. Military firefighting units are responsible for protecting lives and property on base from fire. Firefighters put out, control, and help prevent fires in buildings, aircraft, and aboard ships.

Audiologists Military Career

Average Salary:

$101,127

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.

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