Best Careers for Book Lovers

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Lawyers

Rajeh A. Saadeh from The Law Office of Rajeh A. Saadeh, L.L.C.
Jay Vaughn from Hendy Johnson Vaughn Emery
Kyle Persaud from Persaud Law Office
Max Pepper from Missouri Ticket Fixers, a traffic law firm in Kansas City, MO
23 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: $148910
Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree
Strong job growth

Technical Writers

10 reviews
write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.
Salary: $78590
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: $73970
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth


Editors

Lisa Sanchez from The Nines
Thao Tran from Voltcave
5 reviews
plan, coordinate, or edit content of material for publication. May review proposals and drafts for possible publication. Includes technical editors.
Salary: $73910
Education: Bachelor's degree

Broadcast News Analysts

analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.
Salary: $66000
Education: Bachelor's degree

Judicial Law Clerks

2 reviews
assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents.
Salary: $63860
Education: Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree


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: $63560
Education: Master's degree
High job satisfaction

Interpreters and Translators

2 reviews
interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.
Salary: $58140
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Court Reporters

1 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: $57890
Education: Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Radio TV Announcers

Ashleigh Whitfield from BBC
Rick Lauber from A small town radio station
2 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: $57300
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: $49250
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: $44670
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction


Preschool Teachers

Kayleigh MacLean from Tiny Hoppers
1 reviews
Preschool Teachers 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. They also teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
Salary: $36550
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth

Home Health Aides

Glenn Lane from Westchester Family Care
2 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: $28060
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: $26790
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth





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