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Civil Engineering Technicians Military Career

Average Salary:

$51,684

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military builds and repairs many airstrips, docks, barracks, roads, and other projects each year. Surveying, mapping, and drafting technicians conduct land surveys, make maps, and prepare detailed plans and drawings for construction projects. Surveys and maps are also used to locate military targets and plot troop movements.

Atmospheric and Space Scientists Military Career

Average Salary:

$67,020

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.

Training and Development Specialists Military Career

Average Salary:

$68,341

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

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.

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers Military Career

Average Salary:

$52,432

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military uses electronic instruments and equipment in many different areas, including health care, weather forecasting, and combat, to name a few. Electronics repairers maintain and repair instruments and equipment, such as computers, communications equipment, radar and sonar systems, precision measuring equipment, and biomedical instruments. Electronic instrument and equipment repairers normally specialize by type of equipment or instrument being repaired.

Radiologic Technologists Military Career

Average Salary:

$49,538

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.

Nuclear Engineers Military Career

Average Salary:

$116,476

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.

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Military Career

Average Salary:

$50,444

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.

General and Operations Managers Military Career

Average Salary:

$136,908

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Military combat operations require careful planning and coordination of combat resources. Combat mission support officers ensure that everything is in the right place at the right time during military operations. They provide battle management from specialized aircraft, ground locations, and ships. Combat mission support officers normally specialize according to their area of expertise.

Supervisors of Police and Detectives Military Career

Average Salary:

$95,110

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

The military services have their own police forces to protect lives and property on military bases and to patrol our coastal waters. Law enforcement and security officers command military police units that enforce laws and investigate crimes. They also plan and direct programs to protect property, communications, and classified information.

Agricultural Inspectors Military Career

Average Salary:

$51,376

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.

Lodging Managers Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

The military is a large organization that performs a wide range of activities in locations all over the world. The success of many military activities and operations depends on the effective management and coordination of administrative functions. Administrative officers direct administrative functions and services, such as mail distribution and delivery, records management, and facilities management. Other officers who specialize by functional area, such as finance or personnel, are described under their respective occupational titles in this publication.

Auditors Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

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.

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.

Mathematical Technicians Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

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.

Marine Architects Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Ships and submarines must be designed for speed, strength, stability, and safety. Improvements in ship equipment, hull design, and deck layout can improve operations. Marine engineers design ships, submarines, and other watercraft for military use. They also oversee the construction and repair of ships and marine equipment.

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Military Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

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.

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.

Mathematical 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.

Chemistry 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.

Physics 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.

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