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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.
Salary: $112530
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction

Remote Sensing Scientists

apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems in areas such as natural resource management, urban planning, or homeland security. May develop new sensor systems, analytical techniques, or new applications for existing systems.
Salary: $110100
Education: Master's degree

Materials Scientists

research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass. Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Includes glass scientists, ceramic scientists, metallurgical scientists, and polymer scientists.
Salary: $104450
Education: Bachelor's degree


GIS 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.
Salary: $96740
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

Fuel Cell Engineers

design, evaluate, modify, or construct fuel cell components or systems for transportation, stationary, or portable applications.
Salary: $95560
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

Bioinformatics Scientists

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Bioinformatics Scientists conduct research using bioinformatics theory and methods in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. May design databases and develop algorithms for processing and analyzing genomic information, or other biological information.
Salary: $89910
Education: Bachelor's degree


Geographers

study the nature and use of areas of the Earth's surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants, and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area, including social characteristics, economic activities, and political organization, as well as researching interdependence between regions at scales ranging from local to global.
Salary: $85620
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth

Sustainability Specialists

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address organizational sustainability issues, such as waste stream management, green building practices, and green procurement plans.
Salary: $84290
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

Food Scientists and Technologists

Kirsten Kehlet from The Better Meat Co
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use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein; discover new food sources; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful; and apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and distribute food.
Salary: $80190
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Environmental Restoration Planners

collaborate with field and biology staff to oversee the implementation of restoration projects and to develop new products. Process and synthesize complex scientific data into practical strategies for restoration, monitoring or management.
Salary: $80090
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth

Farm and Ranch Managers

Jess Oldham from Farm Yard, a small flower farm in rural Moab, Utah
Nate Krause from Swans Trail Farms
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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.
Salary: $76810
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

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.
Salary: $72420
Education: Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Historians

research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.
Salary: $68400
Education: Master's degree
High job satisfaction

Tapers

Tapers seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.
Salary: $62140
Education: No degree required
Strong job growth

Archivists

appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.
Salary: $61210
Education: Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction


Geological Sample Test Technicians

test or analyze geological samples, crude oil, or minerals to detect presence of petroleum, gas, or mineral deposits indicating potential for exploration or production or to determine physical or chemical properties to ensure that products meet quality standards.
Salary: $61130
Education: Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth

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.
Salary: $59920
Education: Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction

Chemical Technicians

conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for research and development of new products or processes, quality control, maintenance of environmental standards, and other work involving experimental, theoretical, or practical application of chemistry and related sciences.
Salary: $53700
Education: Associate's degree
Strong job growth





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