Careers For People Who Know About Public Safety and Security

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What these careers require you to know

Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Career nameAvg salary

Security Managers

direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities, and assets.
111230

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.
111230

Elementary and Secondary Principals

plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.
92940

Health and Safety Engineers

plan, implement, and coordinate safety programs, requiring application of engineering principles and technology, to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.
87810

Police Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.
85810

Commercial Pilots

pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-winged aircraft on nonscheduled air carrier routes, or helicopters. Requires Commercial Pilot certificate. Includes charter pilots with similar certification, and air ambulance and air tour pilots.
84510

Ship and Boat Captains

command vessels in oceans, bays, lakes, rivers, or coastal waters.
83150

Intelligence Analysts

gather, analyze, or evaluate information from a variety of sources, such as law enforcement databases, surveillance, intelligence networks or geographic information systems. Use intelligence data to anticipate and prevent organized crime activities, such as terrorism.
79620

Crime Scene Investigators

collect evidence at crime scene, classify and identify fingerprints, and photograph evidence for use in criminal and civil cases.
79620

Immigration Inspectors

investigate and inspect persons, common carriers, goods, and merchandise, arriving in or departing from the United States or between states to detect violations of immigration and customs laws and regulations.
79620

Criminal Investigators

investigate alleged or suspected criminal violations of Federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.
79620

Police Detectives

conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.
79620

Ship Engineers

supervise and coordinate activities of crew engaged in operating and maintaining engines, boilers, deck machinery, and electrical, sanitary, and refrigeration equipment aboard ship.
78970

Firefighter Captains

supervise fire fighters who control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property, and conduct rescue efforts.
74970

Forest Fire Supervisors

supervise fire fighters who control and suppress fires in forests or vacant public land.
74970

EMS 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.
73750

Security 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.
73480

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.
69180

Criminal Justice Professors

teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
64460

Prison Officer Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate activities of correctional officers and jailers.
62770
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