Assessment result details

Chief Executives

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
Annual Wage
$187,933.36
Top Entry-level Education
some college
6.05%
an Associate degree
4.23%
a Bachelor's degree
35.27%
a Master's or Professional degree
45.06%
a Doctoral degree or more
9.39%

Chief Sustainability Officers

Communicate and coordinate with management, shareholders, customers, and employees to address sustainability issues. Enact or oversee a corporate sustainability strategy.
Annual Wage
$187,933.36
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
3.85%
a Bachelor's degree
61.54%
a Master's or Professional degree
34.62%

General and Operations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Annual Wage
$113,337.02
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
15.20%
a certificate
9.00%
some college
19.18%
an Associate degree
8.59%
a Bachelor's degree
43.87%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.17%

Legislators

Develop, introduce or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, State, or Federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.
Annual Wage
$53,678.60
Top Entry-level Education

Advertising and Promotions Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or give-aways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.
Annual Wage
$111,681.52
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
15.98%
some college
7.67%
an Associate degree
8.04%
a Bachelor's degree
62.44%
a Master's or Professional degree
5.87%

Green Marketers

Create and implement methods to market green products and services.
Annual Wage
$111,681.52
Top Entry-level Education

Marketing Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.
Annual Wage
$150,569.88
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.53%
some college
2.80%
an Associate degree
3.03%
a Bachelor's degree
55.76%
a Master's or Professional degree
34.88%

Sales Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Annual Wage
$113,812.05
Top Entry-level Education
some college
4.35%
an Associate degree
13.04%
a Bachelor's degree
73.92%
a Master's or Professional degree
8.70%

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.
Annual Wage
$126,734.40
Top Entry-level Education
some college
11.18%
a Bachelor's degree
77.32%
a Master's or Professional degree
11.51%

Administrative Services Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Annual Wage
$105,697.13
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
33.56%
a certificate
13.16%
some college
13.18%
an Associate degree
11.84%
a Bachelor's degree
24.28%
a Master's or Professional degree
3.93%
a Doctoral degree or more
0.06%

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
Annual Wage
$165,280.10
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
1.26%
a certificate
5.77%
some college
25.96%
an Associate degree
2.16%
a Bachelor's degree
50.48%
a Master's or Professional degree
14.36%

Treasurers and Controllers

Direct financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.
Annual Wage
$136,441.09
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
56.67%
a Master's or Professional degree
43.33%

Financial Managers, Branch or Department

Direct and coordinate financial activities of workers in a branch, office, or department of an establishment, such as branch bank, brokerage firm, risk and insurance department, or credit department.
Annual Wage
$136,441.09
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
16.88%
a certificate
1.75%
some college
7.42%
an Associate degree
3.42%
a Bachelor's degree
56.62%
a Master's or Professional degree
13.92%

Industrial Production Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Annual Wage
$108,542.24
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
7.28%
a certificate
2.55%
some college
30.32%
an Associate degree
15.11%
a Bachelor's degree
42.38%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.37%

Quality Control Systems Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.
Annual Wage
$108,542.24
Top Entry-level Education
some college
10.81%
an Associate degree
1.12%
a Bachelor's degree
77.08%
a Master's or Professional degree
10.99%

Geothermal Production Managers

Manage operations at geothermal power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor geothermal plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.
Annual Wage
$108,542.24
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
11.15%
a certificate
18.91%
some college
47.61%
an Associate degree
2.72%
a Bachelor's degree
19.60%

Biofuels Production Managers

Manage biofuels production and plant operations. Collect and process information on plant production and performance, diagnose problems, and design corrective procedures.
Annual Wage
$108,542.24
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
14.00%
some college
19.13%
an Associate degree
14.83%
a Bachelor's degree
52.04%

Biomass Power Plant Managers

Manage operations at biomass power generation facilities. Direct work activities at plant, including supervision of operations and maintenance staff.
Annual Wage
$108,542.24
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
10.75%
a certificate
1.95%
some college
0.55%
an Associate degree
22.13%
a Bachelor's degree
64.34%
a Master's or Professional degree
0.28%

Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators

Direct daily operations, maintenance, or repair of landfill gas projects, including maintenance of daily logs, determination of service priorities, and compliance with reporting requirements.
Annual Wage
$108,542.24
Top Entry-level Education

Hydroelectric Production Managers

Manage operations at hydroelectric power generation facilities. Maintain and monitor hydroelectric plant equipment for efficient and safe plant operations.
Annual Wage
$108,542.24
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
13.59%
a certificate
28.95%
some college
14.08%
an Associate degree
21.28%
a Bachelor's degree
22.09%

Purchasing Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. Includes wholesale or retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers.
Annual Wage
$132,249.98
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
10.00%
a Bachelor's degree
80.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
10.00%

Transportation Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the transportation operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that provide transportation services.
Annual Wage
$95,510.35
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
34.21%
some college
1.05%
an Associate degree
23.95%
a Bachelor's degree
40.79%

Storage and Distribution Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the storage or distribution operations within an organization or the activities of organizations that are engaged in storing or distributing materials or products.
Annual Wage
$95,510.35
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
25.00%
a certificate
4.17%
some college
8.33%
an Associate degree
8.33%
a Bachelor's degree
54.17%

Logistics Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services. Manage logistics personnel and logistics systems and direct daily operations.
Annual Wage
$95,510.35
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.33%
some college
3.33%
an Associate degree
6.67%
a Bachelor's degree
70.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
16.67%

Compensation and Benefits Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate compensation and benefits activities of an organization.
Annual Wage
$139,484.71
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
85.71%
a Master's or Professional degree
14.29%

Human Resources Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.
Annual Wage
$126,179.64
Top Entry-level Education
some college
4.35%
a Bachelor's degree
82.61%
a Master's or Professional degree
13.05%

Training and Development Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
Annual Wage
$124,913.18
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.70%
an Associate degree
3.70%
a Bachelor's degree
66.66%
a Master's or Professional degree
22.22%
a Doctoral degree or more
3.70%

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.
Annual Wage
$61,173.06
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.16%
a certificate
8.82%
some college
18.50%
an Associate degree
23.84%
a Bachelor's degree
44.67%

Farm and Ranch Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, or supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, financial, or marketing activities.
Annual Wage
$61,173.06
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
30.52%
a certificate
27.30%
some college
2.91%
an Associate degree
1.54%
a Bachelor's degree
37.74%

Aquacultural Managers

Direct and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in fish hatchery production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners.
Annual Wage
$61,173.06
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
31.58%
a certificate
5.26%
an Associate degree
15.79%
a Bachelor's degree
47.37%

Construction Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Annual Wage
$81,066.38
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
4.00%
some college
12.00%
an Associate degree
4.00%
a Bachelor's degree
76.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.00%

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.
Annual Wage
$47,137.06
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
25.65%
a certificate
6.18%
some college
19.70%
an Associate degree
31.95%
a Bachelor's degree
16.30%
a Master's or Professional degree
0.22%

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.
Annual Wage
$123,199.39
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
9.13%
a Bachelor's degree
6.90%
a Master's or Professional degree
83.84%
a Doctoral degree or more
0.14%

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Plan, direct, or coordinate research, instructional, student administration and services, and other educational activities at postsecondary institutions, including universities, colleges, and junior and community colleges.
Annual Wage
$116,730.51
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
7.62%
a Master's or Professional degree
47.94%
a Doctoral degree or more
44.44%

Distance Learning Coordinators

Coordinate day-to-day operations of distance learning programs and schedule courses.
Annual Wage
$79,130.52
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
31.82%
a Master's or Professional degree
63.64%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.55%

Fitness and Wellness Coordinators

Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.
Annual Wage
$79,130.52
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
70.83%
a Master's or Professional degree
29.17%

Architectural and Engineering Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.
Annual Wage
$163,966.74
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
1.64%
a Bachelor's degree
66.38%
a Master's or Professional degree
31.97%

Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers

Define, plan, or execute biofuels/biodiesel research programs that evaluate alternative feedstock and process technologies with near-term commercial potential.
Annual Wage
$163,966.74
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
1.33%
a certificate
4.77%
an Associate degree
5.82%
a Bachelor's degree
56.68%
a Master's or Professional degree
28.62%
a Doctoral degree or more
2.76%

Food Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.
Annual Wage
$45,163.67
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
70.56%
a certificate
4.83%
some college
18.35%
an Associate degree
0.71%
a Bachelor's degree
5.54%

Funeral Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.
Annual Wage
$67,570.27
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
7.99%
an Associate degree
57.28%
a Bachelor's degree
21.98%
a Master's or Professional degree
12.75%

Gaming Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate gaming operations in a casino. May formulate house rules.
Annual Wage
$83,248.46
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
42.90%
a certificate
9.81%
some college
7.02%
an Associate degree
8.46%
a Bachelor's degree
31.81%

Lodging Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.
Annual Wage
$57,025.47
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
19.47%
some college
5.89%
an Associate degree
3.05%
a Bachelor's degree
71.60%

Medical and Health Services Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
Annual Wage
$112,774.62
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
19.23%
a Bachelor's degree
69.23%
a Master's or Professional degree
11.54%

Natural Sciences Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.
Annual Wage
$150,342.39
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
49.97%
a Master's or Professional degree
17.09%
a Doctoral degree or more
32.93%

Clinical Research Coordinators

Plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged in clinical research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. May evaluate and analyze clinical data.
Annual Wage
$150,342.39
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
7.51%
a certificate
7.84%
an Associate degree
9.39%
a Bachelor's degree
55.54%
a Master's or Professional degree
12.22%
a Doctoral degree or more
7.50%

Water Resource Specialists

Design or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply, quality, and regulatory compliance issues.
Annual Wage
$150,342.39
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
58.62%
a Master's or Professional degree
41.38%

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

Plan, direct, or coordinate operational, administrative, management, and supportive services of a U.S. post office; or coordinate activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in assigned post office.
Annual Wage
$79,853.63
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
62.10%
a certificate
6.69%
some college
11.07%
an Associate degree
6.69%
a Bachelor's degree
13.44%

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).
Annual Wage
$59,518.71
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
12.00%
a certificate
8.00%
some college
12.00%
an Associate degree
12.00%
a Bachelor's degree
52.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.00%

Social and Community Service Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Annual Wage
$63,161.69
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
7.24%
some college
2.19%
an Associate degree
8.15%
a Bachelor's degree
50.36%
a Master's or Professional degree
32.05%

Emergency Management Directors

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.
Annual Wage
$115,526.07
Top Entry-level Education
some college
8.00%
an Associate degree
16.00%
a Bachelor's degree
56.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
20.00%

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
69.70%
a Master's or Professional degree
27.27%
a Doctoral degree or more
3.03%

Compliance Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
2.34%
some college
0.98%
a Bachelor's degree
75.22%
a Master's or Professional degree
13.52%
a Doctoral degree or more
7.95%

Investment Fund Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate investment strategy or operations for a large pool of liquid assets supplied by institutional investors or individual investors.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
32.66%
a Master's or Professional degree
67.35%

Supply Chain Managers

Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
4.76%
a Bachelor's degree
76.19%
a Master's or Professional degree
19.05%

Security Managers

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities, and assets.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
5.00%
an Associate degree
15.00%
a Bachelor's degree
60.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
20.00%

Loss Prevention Managers

Plan and direct policies, procedures, or systems to prevent the loss of assets. Determine risk exposure or potential liability, and develop risk control measures.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.17%
a certificate
4.17%
some college
12.50%
an Associate degree
12.50%
a Bachelor's degree
58.33%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.17%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.17%

Wind Energy Operations Managers

Manage wind field operations, including personnel, maintenance activities, financial activities, and planning.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
10.08%
some college
6.50%
an Associate degree
9.44%
a Bachelor's degree
56.13%
a Master's or Professional degree
17.85%

Wind Energy Project Managers

Lead or manage the development and evaluation of potential wind energy business opportunities, including environmental studies, permitting, and proposals. May also manage construction of projects.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
18.27%
a Bachelor's degree
69.46%
a Master's or Professional degree
12.28%

Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers

Plan and direct cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties for reuse. Does not include properties sufficiently contaminated to qualify as Superfund sites.
Annual Wage
$88,575.55
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
8.00%
a Bachelor's degree
80.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
12.00%

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

Represent and promote artists, performers, and athletes in dealings with current or prospective employers. May handle contract negotiation and other business matters for clients.
Annual Wage
$61,956.25
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
12.16%
some college
24.65%
an Associate degree
2.55%
a Bachelor's degree
52.49%
a Master's or Professional degree
8.15%

Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products

Purchase farm products either for further processing or resale. Includes tree farm contractors, grain brokers and market operators, grain buyers, and tobacco buyers.
Annual Wage
$65,066.87
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
7.60%
some college
7.28%
an Associate degree
8.29%
a Bachelor's degree
76.83%

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

Buy merchandise or commodities, other than farm products, for resale to consumers at the wholesale or retail level, including both durable and nondurable goods. Analyze past buying trends, sales records, price, and quality of merchandise to determine value and yield. Select, order, and authorize payment for merchandise according to contractual agreements. May conduct meetings with sales personnel and introduce new products. Includes assistant wholesale and retail buyers of nonfarm products.
Annual Wage
$65,066.87
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
34.22%
a certificate
10.30%
some college
8.21%
an Associate degree
11.43%
a Bachelor's degree
34.65%
a Master's or Professional degree
1.19%

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

Purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semi-finished materials for manufacturing.
Annual Wage
$65,066.87
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
10.00%
some college
5.00%
a Bachelor's degree
85.00%

Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance

Review settled insurance claims to determine that payments and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices and procedures. Report overpayments, underpayments, and other irregularities. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation.
Annual Wage
$71,925.55
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
11.58%
a certificate
5.91%
some college
7.64%
an Associate degree
5.67%
a Bachelor's degree
69.21%

Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

Investigate, analyze, and determine the extent of insurance company's liability concerning personal, casualty, or property loss or damages, and attempt to effect settlement with claimants. Correspond with or interview medical specialists, agents, witnesses, or claimants to compile information. Calculate benefit payments and approve payment of claims within a certain monetary limit.
Annual Wage
$71,925.55
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
6.02%
a certificate
25.43%
some college
7.05%
an Associate degree
12.86%
a Bachelor's degree
48.64%

Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

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.
Annual Wage
$62,742.44
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
23.88%
a certificate
28.84%
some college
30.60%
an Associate degree
15.21%
a Bachelor's degree
1.47%

Environmental Compliance Inspectors

Inspect and investigate sources of pollution to protect the public and environment and ensure conformance with Federal, State, and local regulations and ordinances.
Annual Wage
$80,810.45
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
95.23%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.76%

Licensing Examiners and Inspectors

Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for, conformity with, or liability under licenses or permits.
Annual Wage
$80,810.45
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
23.31%
a certificate
11.75%
some college
12.34%
an Associate degree
8.82%
a Bachelor's degree
43.77%

Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers

Monitor and evaluate compliance with equal opportunity laws, guidelines, and policies to ensure that employment practices and contracting arrangements give equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Annual Wage
$80,810.45
Top Entry-level Education
some college
14.07%
a Bachelor's degree
70.20%
a Master's or Professional degree
15.73%

Government Property Inspectors and Investigators

Investigate or inspect government property to ensure compliance with contract agreements and government regulations.
Annual Wage
$80,810.45
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
9.44%
a certificate
16.22%
some college
10.32%
an Associate degree
24.68%
a Bachelor's degree
39.34%

Coroners

Direct activities such as autopsies, pathological and toxicological analyses, and inquests relating to the investigation of deaths occurring within a legal jurisdiction to determine cause of death or to fix responsibility for accidental, violent, or unexplained deaths.
Annual Wage
$80,810.45
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
22.58%
a certificate
12.90%
some college
16.13%
an Associate degree
19.35%
a Bachelor's degree
12.91%
a Master's or Professional degree
3.23%
a Doctoral degree or more
12.91%

Regulatory Affairs Specialists

Coordinate and document internal regulatory processes, such as internal audits, inspections, license renewals, or registrations. May compile and prepare materials for submission to regulatory agencies.
Annual Wage
$80,810.45
Top Entry-level Education
some college
3.12%
an Associate degree
3.12%
a Bachelor's degree
87.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
6.25%

Cost Estimators

Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Annual Wage
$70,097.92
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.55%
a certificate
9.09%
an Associate degree
4.55%
a Bachelor's degree
63.64%
a Master's or Professional degree
18.18%

Human Resources Specialists

Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.
Annual Wage
$68,653.00
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
8.05%
a certificate
3.14%
some college
28.01%
an Associate degree
11.42%
a Bachelor's degree
46.27%
a Master's or Professional degree
3.10%

Farm Labor Contractors

Recruit and hire seasonal or temporary agricultural laborers. May transport, house, and provide meals for workers.
Annual Wage
$54,054.06
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
90.83%
some college
8.90%
an Associate degree
0.14%
a Master's or Professional degree
0.14%

Labor Relations Specialists

Resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.
Annual Wage
$75,787.29
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
20.00%
an Associate degree
10.00%
a Bachelor's degree
40.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
30.00%

Logisticians

Analyze and coordinate the logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.
Annual Wage
$80,571.90
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
8.33%
a certificate
8.33%
some college
8.33%
a Bachelor's degree
75.00%

Logistics Engineers

Design or analyze operational solutions for projects such as transportation optimization, network modeling, process and methods analysis, cost containment, capacity enhancement, routing and shipment optimization, or information management.
Annual Wage
$80,571.90
Top Entry-level Education
some college
9.09%
an Associate degree
13.64%
a Bachelor's degree
63.64%
a Master's or Professional degree
13.64%

Logistics Analysts

Analyze product delivery or supply chain processes to identify or recommend changes. May manage route activity including invoicing, electronic bills, and shipment tracing.
Annual Wage
$80,571.90
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
4.00%
some college
12.00%
an Associate degree
8.00%
a Bachelor's degree
56.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
20.00%

Management Analysts

Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Annual Wage
$84,169.84
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
50.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
50.00%

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.
Annual Wage
$52,242.37
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
7.85%
a certificate
6.64%
some college
37.22%
an Associate degree
7.49%
a Bachelor's degree
40.80%

Fundraisers

Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for an organization. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organization's work, goals, and financial needs.
Annual Wage
$61,573.07
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.12%
some college
9.38%
a Bachelor's degree
78.12%
a Master's or Professional degree
9.37%

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.
Annual Wage
$71,120.47
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
8.70%
a certificate
4.35%
some college
8.70%
an Associate degree
4.35%
a Bachelor's degree
69.57%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.35%

Training and Development Specialists

Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.
Annual Wage
$68,946.38
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
2.78%
some college
2.78%
an Associate degree
5.56%
a Bachelor's degree
69.44%
a Master's or Professional degree
19.45%

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution.
Annual Wage
$68,197.66
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
60.87%
a Master's or Professional degree
39.13%

Energy Auditors

Conduct energy audits of buildings, building systems, or process systems. May also conduct investment grade audits of buildings or systems.
Annual Wage
$75,007.70
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
22.73%
a certificate
27.27%
some college
9.09%
an Associate degree
4.55%
a Bachelor's degree
36.36%

Security Management Specialists

Conduct security assessments for organizations, and design security systems and processes. May specialize in areas such as physical security, personnel security, and information security. May work in fields such as health care, banking, gaming, security engineering, or manufacturing.
Annual Wage
$75,007.70
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
7.69%
some college
3.85%
an Associate degree
15.38%
a Bachelor's degree
69.23%
a Master's or Professional degree
3.85%

Customs Brokers

Prepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods. Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client. Sign documents under a power of attorney. Represent clients in meetings with customs officials and apply for duty refunds and tariff reclassifications. Coordinate transportation and storage of imported goods.
Annual Wage
$75,007.70
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
50.00%
a certificate
20.00%
an Associate degree
10.00%
a Bachelor's degree
20.00%

Business Continuity Planners

Develop, maintain, or implement business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. Plan, conduct, and debrief regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly. Act as a coordinator for continuity efforts after a disruption event.
Annual Wage
$75,007.70
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
4.55%
some college
9.09%
an Associate degree
9.09%
a Bachelor's degree
68.18%
a Master's or Professional degree
9.09%

Sustainability Specialists

Address organizational sustainability issues, such as waste stream management, green building practices, and green procurement plans.
Annual Wage
$75,007.70
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.57%
some college
3.57%
a Bachelor's degree
60.71%
a Master's or Professional degree
32.14%

Online Merchants

Conduct retail activities of businesses operating exclusively online. May perform duties such as preparing business strategies, buying merchandise, managing inventory, implementing marketing activities, fulfilling and shipping online orders, and balancing financial records.
Annual Wage
$75,007.70
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
32.67%
a certificate
12.12%
some college
8.71%
an Associate degree
5.22%
a Bachelor's degree
41.29%

Accountants

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
Annual Wage
$75,313.82
Top Entry-level Education
some college
39.48%
an Associate degree
14.08%
a Bachelor's degree
43.60%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.84%

Auditors

Examine and analyze accounting records to determine financial status of establishment and prepare financial reports concerning operating procedures.
Annual Wage
$75,313.82
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
57.14%
a Master's or Professional degree
42.86%

Assessors

Appraise real and personal property to determine its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.
Annual Wage
$71,116.79
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
5.66%
a certificate
20.55%
some college
22.76%
an Associate degree
32.69%
a Bachelor's degree
18.34%

Appraisers, Real Estate

Appraise real property to determine its value for purchase, sales, investment, mortgage, or loan purposes.
Annual Wage
$71,116.79
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
5.00%
some college
10.00%
an Associate degree
25.00%
a Bachelor's degree
60.00%

Budget Analysts

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
Annual Wage
$86,735.99
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
10.06%
some college
3.28%
an Associate degree
10.63%
a Bachelor's degree
63.99%
a Master's or Professional degree
12.04%

Credit Analysts

Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.
Annual Wage
$79,206.39
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
6.67%
a certificate
6.67%
some college
6.67%
an Associate degree
26.67%
a Bachelor's degree
53.33%

Financial Analysts

Conduct quantitative analyses of information affecting investment programs of public or private institutions.
Annual Wage
$95,212.60
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
2.42%
a Bachelor's degree
62.17%
a Master's or Professional degree
35.41%

Personal Financial Advisors

Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.
Annual Wage
$95,546.90
Top Entry-level Education
some college
7.14%
a Bachelor's degree
78.57%
a Master's or Professional degree
14.28%

Insurance Underwriters

Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and determine acceptance of applications.
Annual Wage
$78,748.80
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
10.00%
some college
6.67%
an Associate degree
10.00%
a Bachelor's degree
73.33%

Financial Examiners

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.
Annual Wage
$96,740.80
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
4.00%
a Bachelor's degree
84.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
12.00%

Credit Counselors

Advise and educate individuals or organizations on acquiring and managing debt. May provide guidance in determining the best type of loan and explaining loan requirements or restrictions. May help develop debt management plans, advise on credit issues, or provide budget, mortgage, and bankruptcy counseling.
Annual Wage
$48,900.08
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
19.35%
a certificate
6.45%
some college
12.90%
an Associate degree
19.35%
a Bachelor's degree
41.94%

Loan Counselors

Provide guidance to prospective loan applicants who have problems qualifying for traditional loans. Guidance may include determining the best type of loan and explaining loan requirements or restrictions.
Annual Wage
$48,900.08
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
39.45%
a certificate
0.15%
some college
27.33%
an Associate degree
7.36%
a Bachelor's degree
25.71%

Loan Officers

Evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of commercial, real estate, or credit loans. Advise borrowers on financial status and payment methods. Includes mortgage loan officers and agents, collection analysts, loan servicing officers, and loan underwriters.
Annual Wage
$61,202.24
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
26.41%
a certificate
10.06%
some college
16.51%
an Associate degree
13.05%
a Bachelor's degree
33.96%

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.
Annual Wage
$60,860.80
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
31.95%
a certificate
4.43%
some college
7.72%
an Associate degree
6.72%
a Bachelor's degree
40.54%
a Master's or Professional degree
8.64%

Tax Preparers

Prepare tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
Annual Wage
$51,431.33
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
30.00%
a certificate
5.00%
some college
10.00%
an Associate degree
25.00%
a Bachelor's degree
30.00%

Financial Quantitative Analysts

Develop quantitative financial products used to inform individuals or financial institutions engaged in saving, lending, investing, borrowing, or managing risk. Investigate methods for financial analysis to create mathematical models used to develop improved analytical tools or advanced financial investment instruments.
Annual Wage
$72,048.31
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
26.08%
a Master's or Professional degree
65.22%
a Doctoral degree or more
8.70%

Risk Management Specialists

Analyze and manage risk management issues by identifying, measuring, and making decisions on operational or enterprise risks for an organization.
Annual Wage
$72,048.31
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
90.48%
a Master's or Professional degree
9.52%

Investment Underwriters

Manage communications or negotiations between corporate issuers of securities and clients regarding private equity investments. Underwrite the issuance of securities to provide capital for client growth. Negotiate and structure the terms of mergers or acquisitions.
Annual Wage
$72,048.31
Top Entry-level Education

Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts

Obtain evidence, take statements, produce reports, and testify to findings regarding resolution of fraud allegations. May coordinate fraud detection and prevention activities.
Annual Wage
$72,048.31
Top Entry-level Education
some college
4.00%
a Bachelor's degree
80.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
16.00%

Computer and Information Research Scientists

Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
Annual Wage
$128,309.89
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
1.90%
a Master's or Professional degree
79.73%
a Doctoral degree or more
18.38%

Computer Systems Analysts

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
Annual Wage
$98,577.99
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
2.51%
a certificate
5.80%
some college
3.85%
an Associate degree
29.03%
a Bachelor's degree
44.60%
a Master's or Professional degree
14.21%

Informatics Nurse Specialists

Apply knowledge of nursing and informatics to assist in the design, development, and ongoing modification of computerized health care systems. May educate staff and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the health care system.
Annual Wage
$98,577.99
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
5.00%
a Bachelor's degree
65.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
30.00%

Information Security Analysts

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
Annual Wage
$109,185.17
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
7.16%
some college
2.01%
an Associate degree
12.87%
a Bachelor's degree
75.16%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.80%

Computer Programmers

Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
Annual Wage
$91,923.47
Top Entry-level Education
some college
2.52%
an Associate degree
8.99%
a Bachelor's degree
88.04%
a Master's or Professional degree
0.45%

Software Developers, Applications

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.
Annual Wage
$122,638.20
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
1.41%
an Associate degree
3.23%
a Bachelor's degree
79.73%
a Master's or Professional degree
15.64%

Software Developers, Systems Software

Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
Annual Wage
$126,951.52
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
1.00%
some college
0.14%
an Associate degree
3.65%
a Bachelor's degree
78.41%
a Master's or Professional degree
16.81%

Web Developers

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.
Annual Wage
$69,042.43
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
12.50%
a certificate
16.67%
some college
4.17%
an Associate degree
16.67%
a Bachelor's degree
50.00%

Database Administrators

Administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
Annual Wage
$100,696.12
Top Entry-level Education
some college
0.60%
an Associate degree
7.35%
a Bachelor's degree
76.59%
a Master's or Professional degree
15.46%

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
Annual Wage
$93,228.81
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
7.49%
some college
9.72%
an Associate degree
20.30%
a Bachelor's degree
52.37%
a Master's or Professional degree
10.13%

Computer Network Architects

Design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
Annual Wage
$122,384.12
Top Entry-level Education
some college
4.55%
an Associate degree
4.55%
a Bachelor's degree
45.46%
a Master's or Professional degree
45.45%

Telecommunications Engineering Specialists

Design or configure voice, video, and data communications systems. Supervise installation and post-installation service and maintenance.
Annual Wage
$122,384.12
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.35%
a certificate
26.09%
some college
4.35%
an Associate degree
17.39%
a Bachelor's degree
43.48%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.35%

Computer User Support Specialists

Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.
Annual Wage
$61,275.64
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
22.04%
a certificate
11.76%
some college
18.84%
an Associate degree
14.15%
a Bachelor's degree
33.20%

Computer Network Support Specialists

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
Annual Wage
$71,379.66
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.23%
a certificate
10.16%
some college
13.63%
an Associate degree
21.68%
a Bachelor's degree
48.77%
a Master's or Professional degree
1.53%

Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers

Develop and execute software test plans in order to identify software problems and their causes.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.70%
a certificate
7.41%
an Associate degree
14.81%
a Bachelor's degree
74.07%

Computer Systems Engineers/Architects

Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
10.00%
an Associate degree
3.33%
a Bachelor's degree
66.67%
a Master's or Professional degree
16.67%
a Doctoral degree or more
3.33%

Web Administrators

Manage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web applications.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
5.00%
a certificate
5.00%
some college
15.00%
an Associate degree
15.00%
a Bachelor's degree
55.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
5.00%

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists

Research or develop geospatial technologies. May produce databases, perform applications programming, or coordinate projects. May specialize in areas such as agriculture, mining, health care, retail trade, urban planning, or military intelligence.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
65.21%
a Master's or Professional degree
34.78%

Geographic Information Systems Technicians

Assist scientists, technologists, or related professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, or using geographic information systems (GIS) databases. May also perform some custom application development or provide user support.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.01%
a certificate
1.25%
an Associate degree
1.25%
a Bachelor's degree
67.74%
a Master's or Professional degree
26.75%

Database Architects

Design strategies for enterprise database systems and set standards for operations, programming, and security. Design and construct large relational databases. Integrate new systems with existing warehouse structure and refine system performance and functionality.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
4.17%
a Bachelor's degree
62.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
29.17%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.17%

Data Warehousing Specialists

Design, model, or implement corporate data warehousing activities. Program and configure warehouses of database information and provide support to warehouse users.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.35%
a certificate
4.35%
some college
4.35%
an Associate degree
4.35%
a Bachelor's degree
78.26%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.35%

Business Intelligence Analysts

Produce financial and market intelligence by querying data repositories and generating periodic reports. Devise methods for identifying data patterns and trends in available information sources.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
some college
4.17%
a Bachelor's degree
62.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
33.33%

Information Technology Project Managers

Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
93.55%
a Master's or Professional degree
6.45%

Search Marketing Strategists

Employ search marketing tactics to increase visibility and engagement with content, products, or services in Internet-enabled devices or interfaces. Examine search query behaviors on general or specialty search engines or other Internet-based content. Analyze research, data, or technology to understand user intent and measure outcomes for ongoing optimization.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.35%
a certificate
4.35%
an Associate degree
13.04%
a Bachelor's degree
78.26%

Video Game Designers

Design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines, and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation. Guide and collaborate with production staff to produce games as designed.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
9.52%
some college
9.52%
an Associate degree
19.05%
a Bachelor's degree
61.90%

Document Management Specialists

Implement and administer enterprise-wide document management systems and related procedures that allow organizations to capture, store, retrieve, share, and destroy electronic records and documents.
Annual Wage
$96,378.56
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.00%
a certificate
20.00%
some college
4.00%
an Associate degree
16.00%
a Bachelor's degree
56.00%

Actuaries

Analyze statistical data, such as mortality, accident, sickness, disability, and retirement rates and construct probability tables to forecast risk and liability for payment of future benefits. May ascertain insurance rates required and cash reserves necessary to ensure payment of future benefits.
Annual Wage
$114,296.00
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
87.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
12.50%

Mathematicians

Conduct research in fundamental mathematics or in application of mathematical techniques to science, management, and other fields. Solve problems in various fields using mathematical methods.
Annual Wage
$99,285.17
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
20.83%
a Master's or Professional degree
45.83%
a Doctoral degree or more
33.33%

Operations Research Analysts

Formulate and apply mathematical modeling and other optimizing methods to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formulation, or other managerial functions. May collect and analyze data and develop decision support software, service, or products. May develop and supply optimal time, cost, or logistics networks for program evaluation, review, or implementation.
Annual Wage
$91,875.53
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
30.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
70.00%

Statisticians

Develop or apply mathematical or statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize numerical data to provide usable information. May specialize in fields such as bio-statistics, agricultural statistics, business statistics, or economic statistics. Includes mathematical and survey statisticians.
Annual Wage
$92,474.63
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
28.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
48.00%
a Doctoral degree or more
24.00%

Biostatisticians

Develop and apply biostatistical theory and methods to the study of life sciences.
Annual Wage
$92,474.63
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
8.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
44.00%
a Doctoral degree or more
48.00%

Clinical Data Managers

Apply knowledge of health care and database management to analyze clinical data, and to identify and report trends.
Annual Wage
$92,474.63
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
5.00%
a Bachelor's degree
90.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
5.00%

Mathematical Technicians

Apply standardized mathematical formulas, principles, and methodology to technological problems in engineering and physical sciences in relation to specific industrial and research objectives, processes, equipment, and products.
Annual Wage
$38,455.42
Top Entry-level Education

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

Plan and design structures, such as private residences, office buildings, theaters, factories, and other structural property.
Annual Wage
$79,065.34
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
62.97%
a Master's or Professional degree
37.03%

Landscape Architects

Plan and design land areas for projects such as parks and other recreational facilities, airports, highways, hospitals, schools, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial, and residential sites.
Annual Wage
$76,192.86
Top Entry-level Education
some college
3.57%
a Bachelor's degree
85.71%
a Master's or Professional degree
10.71%

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

Collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data. Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems.
Annual Wage
$82,232.26
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
35.73%
some college
10.63%
an Associate degree
11.15%
a Bachelor's degree
31.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
10.99%

Surveyors

Make exact measurements and determine property boundaries. Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's surface for engineering, mapmaking, mining, land evaluation, construction, and other purposes.
Annual Wage
$87,629.54
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
16.13%
a certificate
3.23%
some college
6.45%
an Associate degree
32.26%
a Bachelor's degree
41.94%

Geodetic Surveyors

Measure large areas of the Earth's surface using satellite observations, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), light detection and ranging (LIDAR), or related sources.
Annual Wage
$87,629.54
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
15.00%
some college
5.00%
a Bachelor's degree
55.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
25.00%

Aerospace Engineers

Perform engineering duties in designing, constructing, and testing aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft. May conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture. May recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.
Annual Wage
$122,969.95
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
7.61%
a Bachelor's degree
59.05%
a Master's or Professional degree
33.34%

Agricultural Engineers

Apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.
Annual Wage
$75,524.80
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
80.77%
a Master's or Professional degree
11.54%
a Doctoral degree or more
7.69%

Biomedical Engineers

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.
Annual Wage
$96,595.20
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
56.66%
a Master's or Professional degree
30.00%
a Doctoral degree or more
13.34%

Chemical Engineers

Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.
Annual Wage
$98,571.19
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
81.82%
a Master's or Professional degree
9.09%
a Doctoral degree or more
9.09%

Civil Engineers

Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems.
Annual Wage
$105,481.70
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
56.52%
a Master's or Professional degree
39.14%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.35%

Transportation Engineers

Develop plans for surface transportation projects, according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policy. Prepare designs, specifications, or estimates for transportation facilities. Plan modifications of existing streets, highways, or freeways to improve traffic flow.
Annual Wage
$105,481.70
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
90.91%
a Master's or Professional degree
9.09%

Computer Hardware Engineers

Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components.
Annual Wage
$128,865.86
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
68.18%
a Master's or Professional degree
27.27%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.55%

Electrical Engineers

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.
Annual Wage
$109,706.60
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
2.58%
some college
0.44%
an Associate degree
1.83%
a Bachelor's degree
71.40%
a Master's or Professional degree
23.77%

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls.
Annual Wage
$121,801.91
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
17.20%
an Associate degree
14.80%
a Bachelor's degree
57.68%
a Master's or Professional degree
1.48%
a Doctoral degree or more
8.84%

Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists

Design and implement radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems used to track shipments or goods.
Annual Wage
$121,801.91
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
5.58%
an Associate degree
10.14%
a Bachelor's degree
76.62%
a Master's or Professional degree
7.66%

Environmental Engineers

Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.
Annual Wage
$102,918.40
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
48.15%
a Master's or Professional degree
51.85%

Water/Wastewater Engineers

Design or oversee projects involving provision of potable water, disposal of wastewater and sewage, or prevention of flood-related damage. Prepare environmental documentation for water resources, regulatory program compliance, data management and analysis, and field work. Perform hydraulic modeling and pipeline design.
Annual Wage
$102,918.40
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
79.31%
a Master's or Professional degree
17.24%
a Doctoral degree or more
3.45%

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers

Plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs, requiring application of engineering principles and technology, to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.
Annual Wage
$109,309.30
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
6.45%
a certificate
9.68%
some college
9.68%
an Associate degree
9.68%
a Bachelor's degree
54.84%
a Master's or Professional degree
9.68%

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers

Research causes of fires, determine fire protection methods, and design or recommend materials or equipment such as structural components or fire-detection equipment to assist organizations in safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards.
Annual Wage
$109,309.30
Top Entry-level Education
some college
3.45%
a Bachelor's degree
96.55%

Product Safety Engineers

Develop and conduct tests to evaluate product safety levels and recommend measures to reduce or eliminate hazards.
Annual Wage
$109,309.30
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
8.70%
a Bachelor's degree
73.91%
a Master's or Professional degree
17.39%

Industrial Engineers

Design, develop, test, and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes, including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production coordination.
Annual Wage
$101,760.98
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
13.99%
some college
3.52%
an Associate degree
13.29%
a Bachelor's degree
69.19%

Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists

Design objects, facilities, and environments to optimize human well-being and overall system performance, applying theory, principles, and data regarding the relationship between humans and respective technology. Investigate and analyze characteristics of human behavior and performance as it relates to the use of technology.
Annual Wage
$101,760.98
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
16.67%
a Master's or Professional degree
79.16%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.17%

Marine Engineers

Design, develop, and take responsibility for the installation of ship machinery and related equipment including propulsion machines and power supply systems.
Annual Wage
$120,411.20
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.35%
a certificate
4.35%
some college
4.35%
a Bachelor's degree
78.26%
a Master's or Professional degree
8.70%

Marine Architects

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.
Annual Wage
$120,411.20
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
14.67%
a certificate
8.66%
some college
3.65%
an Associate degree
1.61%
a Bachelor's degree
32.72%
a Master's or Professional degree
1.37%
a Doctoral degree or more
37.32%

Materials Engineers

Evaluate materials and develop machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. Develop new uses for known materials. Includes those engineers working with composite materials or specializing in one type of material, such as graphite, metal and metal alloys, ceramics and glass, plastics and polymers, and naturally occurring materials. Includes metallurgists and metallurgical engineers, ceramic engineers, and welding engineers.
Annual Wage
$103,729.60
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
2.56%
a Bachelor's degree
53.84%
a Master's or Professional degree
30.77%
a Doctoral degree or more
12.82%

Mechanical Engineers

Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
Annual Wage
$101,024.92
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
0.38%
some college
4.77%
an Associate degree
6.90%
a Bachelor's degree
87.59%
a Master's or Professional degree
0.37%

Fuel Cell Engineers

Design, evaluate, modify, or construct fuel cell components or systems for transportation, stationary, or portable applications.
Annual Wage
$101,024.92
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
37.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
33.33%
a Doctoral degree or more
29.17%

Automotive Engineers

Develop new or improved designs for vehicle structural members, engines, transmissions, or other vehicle systems, using computer-assisted design technology. Direct building, modification, or testing of vehicle or components.
Annual Wage
$101,024.92
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
95.65%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.35%

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

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.
Annual Wage
$134,734.27
Top Entry-level Education
some college
0.64%
an Associate degree
0.64%
a Bachelor's degree
95.74%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.98%

Nuclear Engineers

Conduct research on nuclear engineering projects or apply principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and use of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.
Annual Wage
$134,981.37
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
3.70%
a Bachelor's degree
88.89%
a Master's or Professional degree
7.41%

Petroleum Engineers

Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.
Annual Wage
$132,680.78
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
93.39%
a Master's or Professional degree
6.62%

Biochemical Engineers

Develop usable, tangible products, using knowledge of biology, chemistry, or engineering. Solve problems related to materials, systems, or processes that interact with humans, plants, animals, microorganisms, or biological materials.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
4.00%
a Bachelor's degree
60.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
16.00%
a Doctoral degree or more
20.00%

Validation Engineers

Design or plan protocols for equipment or processes to produce products meeting internal and external purity, safety, and quality requirements.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
5.00%
a Bachelor's degree
90.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
5.00%

Energy Engineers

Design, develop, or evaluate energy-related projects or programs to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency during the designing, building, or remodeling stages of construction. May specialize in electrical systems; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems; green buildings; lighting; air quality; or energy procurement.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
9.09%
an Associate degree
4.55%
a Bachelor's degree
63.64%
a Master's or Professional degree
18.19%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.55%

Manufacturing Engineers

Design, integrate, or improve manufacturing systems or related processes. May work with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
some college
4.00%
an Associate degree
16.00%
a Bachelor's degree
76.00%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.00%

Mechatronics Engineers

Research, design, develop, or test automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, or industrial systems control.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
some college
7.15%
an Associate degree
0.85%
a Bachelor's degree
89.33%
a Master's or Professional degree
0.23%
a Doctoral degree or more
2.43%

Microsystems Engineers

Research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
0.30%
a Bachelor's degree
43.72%
a Master's or Professional degree
34.17%
a Doctoral degree or more
21.81%

Photonics Engineers

Design technologies specializing in light information or light energy, such as laser or fiber optics technology.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
an Associate degree
4.76%
a Bachelor's degree
52.38%
a Master's or Professional degree
38.10%
a Doctoral degree or more
4.76%

Robotics Engineers

Research, design, develop, or test robotic applications.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
some college
3.33%
an Associate degree
16.67%
a Bachelor's degree
56.67%
a Master's or Professional degree
16.67%
a Doctoral degree or more
6.67%

Nanosystems Engineers

Design, develop, or supervise the production of materials, devices, or systems of unique molecular or macromolecular composition, applying principles of nanoscale physics and electrical, chemical, or biological engineering.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
a Bachelor's degree
12.50%
a Master's or Professional degree
50.00%
a Doctoral degree or more
37.50%

Wind Energy Engineers

Design underground or overhead wind farm collector systems and prepare and develop site specifications.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
1.59%
some college
3.94%
a Bachelor's degree
75.31%
a Master's or Professional degree
16.78%
a Doctoral degree or more
2.39%

Solar Energy Systems Engineers

Perform site-specific engineering analysis or evaluation of energy efficiency and solar projects involving residential, commercial, or industrial customers. Design solar domestic hot water and space heating systems for new and existing structures, applying knowledge of structural energy requirements, local climates, solar technology, and thermodynamics.
Annual Wage
$108,342.06
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
4.55%
a certificate
4.55%
some college
4.55%
an Associate degree
4.55%
a Bachelor's degree
81.82%

Architectural Drafters

Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for buildings and structures according to specifications provided by architect.
Annual Wage
$60,342.64
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
0.74%
some college
8.31%
an Associate degree
3.03%
a Bachelor's degree
82.19%
a Master's or Professional degree
5.72%

Civil Drafters

Prepare drawings and topographical and relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, pipelines, flood control projects, and water and sewerage control systems.
Annual Wage
$60,342.64
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
14.29%
some college
19.05%
an Associate degree
47.62%
a Bachelor's degree
19.05%

Electronic Drafters

Draw wiring diagrams, circuit board assembly diagrams, schematics, and layout drawings used for manufacture, installation, and repair of electronic equipment.
Annual Wage
$67,903.22
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
38.49%
some college
1.99%
an Associate degree
50.89%
a Bachelor's degree
8.64%

Electrical Drafters

Develop specifications and instructions for installation of voltage transformers, overhead or underground cables, and related electrical equipment used to conduct electrical energy from transmission lines or high-voltage distribution lines to consumers.
Annual Wage
$67,903.22
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
16.10%
a certificate
29.67%
some college
12.04%
an Associate degree
18.63%
a Bachelor's degree
21.07%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.48%

Mechanical Drafters

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.
Annual Wage
$60,314.68
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
7.98%
some college
7.45%
an Associate degree
61.28%
a Bachelor's degree
20.25%
a Master's or Professional degree
2.93%
a Doctoral degree or more
0.13%

Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

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.
Annual Wage
$68,329.32
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
27.14%
a certificate
1.88%
some college
0.37%
an Associate degree
13.90%
a Bachelor's degree
11.61%
a Master's or Professional degree
45.10%

Civil Engineering Technicians

Apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
Annual Wage
$66,755.18
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
2.65%
a certificate
29.77%
some college
28.09%
an Associate degree
21.15%
a Bachelor's degree
18.34%

Electronics Engineering Technicians

Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.
Annual Wage
$64,882.29
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
12.47%
a certificate
24.44%
some college
8.64%
an Associate degree
42.76%
a Bachelor's degree
8.14%
a Doctoral degree or more
3.54%

Electrical Engineering Technicians

Test or modify developmental or operational electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants or laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineers or technologists.
Annual Wage
$64,882.29
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
11.01%
a certificate
31.68%
some college
17.18%
an Associate degree
25.29%
a Bachelor's degree
10.67%
a Master's or Professional degree
4.16%

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Operate, test, maintain, or calibrate unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment at worksites, such as oil rigs, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.
Annual Wage
$61,012.41
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
12.65%
a certificate
29.67%
some college
13.42%
an Associate degree
41.04%
a Bachelor's degree
3.22%

Robotics Technicians

Build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems.
Annual Wage
$61,012.41
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
9.09%
a certificate
22.73%
an Associate degree
45.45%
a Bachelor's degree
22.73%

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Apply theory and principles of environmental engineering to modify, test, and operate equipment and devices used in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental problems, including waste treatment and site remediation, under the direction of engineering staff or scientist. May assist in the development of environmental remediation devices.
Annual Wage
$54,619.60
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
10.79%
a certificate
8.19%
some college
6.64%
an Associate degree
1.46%
a Bachelor's degree
72.05%
a Master's or Professional degree
0.88%

Industrial Engineering Technicians

Apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.
Annual Wage
$66,398.31
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
21.64%
a certificate
1.25%
some college
36.92%
an Associate degree
25.54%
a Bachelor's degree
14.65%

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
Annual Wage
$60,505.84
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.77%
a certificate
23.35%
some college
5.46%
an Associate degree
16.50%
a Bachelor's degree
50.92%

Automotive Engineering Technicians

Assist engineers in determining the practicality of proposed product design changes and plan and carry out tests on experimental test devices or equipment for performance, durability, or efficiency.
Annual Wage
$60,505.84
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
3.70%
a certificate
14.81%
some college
3.70%
an Associate degree
37.04%
a Bachelor's degree
29.63%
a Master's or Professional degree
11.11%

Non-Destructive Testing Specialists

Test the safety of structures, vehicles, or vessels using x-ray, ultrasound, fiber optic or related equipment.
Annual Wage
$69,771.35
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less
45.00%
a certificate
10.00%
some college
5.00%
an Associate degree
25.00%
a Bachelor's degree
15.00%

Electrical Engineering Technologists

Assist electrical engineers in such activities as process control, electrical power distribution, or instrumentation design. May prepare layouts of electrical transmission or distribution systems, supervise the flow of work, estimate project costs, or participate in research studies.
Annual Wage
$69,771.35
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
9.31%
some college
0.41%
an Associate degree
26.48%
a Bachelor's degree
50.75%
a Master's or Professional degree
13.04%

Electromechanical Engineering Technologists

Assist electromechanical engineers in such activities as computer-based process control, instrumentation, or machine design. May prepare layouts of machinery or equipment, plan the flow of work, conduct statistical studies, or analyze production costs.
Annual Wage
$69,771.35
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
22.42%
some college
10.72%
an Associate degree
8.72%
a Bachelor's degree
58.14%

Electronics Engineering Technologists

Assist electronics engineers in such activities as electronics systems and instrumentation design or digital signal processing.
Annual Wage
$69,771.35
Top Entry-level Education
a certificate
21.88%
some college
3.12%
an Associate degree
53.12%
a Bachelor's degree
21.88%

Industrial Engineering Technologists

Assist industrial engineers in such activities as quality control, inventory control, or material flow methods. May conduct statistical studies or analyze production costs.
Annual Wage
$69,771.35
Top Entry-level Education
a high school diploma or less