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Lawyers

25 reviews
Lawyers represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Salary: $144230
Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
Strong job growth

Broadcast News Analysts

3 reviews
analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.
Salary: $91990
Education: Bachelor's degree

Technical Writers

12 reviews
write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.
Salary: $75500
Education: Associate's degree
Strong job growth


Market Research Analysts

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.
Salary: $70960
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth

Editors

3 reviews
plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.
Salary: $69480
Education: Bachelor's degree

Court Reporters

3 reviews
use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.
Salary: $62390
Education: Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Librarians

administer libraries and perform related library services. Work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.
Salary: $61530
Education: Master's degree
High job satisfaction

Judicial Law Clerks

2 reviews
assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents.
Salary: $59540
Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree

Interpreters and Translators

6 reviews
interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.
Salary: $55230
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Radio TV Announcers

1 reviews
speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.
Salary: $51630
Education: Bachelor's degree

Broadcast Technicians

set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Control audio equipment to regulate volume level and quality of sound during radio and television broadcasts. Operate transmitter to broadcast radio or television programs.
Salary: $46770
Education: Associate's degree

Proofreaders and Copy Markers

read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors. Includes proofreaders of Braille.
Salary: $41950
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction


Preschool Teachers

2 reviews
instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.
Salary: $34410
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth

Home Health Aides

6 reviews
provide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.
Salary: $25330
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth

Childcare Workers

attend to children at schools, businesses, private households, and childcare institutions. Perform a variety of tasks, such as dressing, feeding, bathing, and overseeing play.
Salary: $24610
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth




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