Outdoors


Excavating Machine Operators

operate or tend machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to excavate and load loose materials.
$48500
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Load Haul Dump Operators

operate underground loading machine to load coal, ore, or rock into shuttle or mine car or onto conveyors. Loading equipment may include power shovels, hoisting engines equipped with cable-drawn scraper or scoop, or machines equipped with gathering arms and conveyor.
$56100
No degree required
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Ship and Boat Captains

command vessels in oceans, bays, lakes, rivers, or coastal waters.
$89740
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Railroad Brake and Switch Operators

operate railroad track switches. Couple or uncouple rolling stock to make up or break up trains. Signal engineers by hand or flagging. May inspect couplings, air hoses, journal boxes, and hand brakes.
$55890
No degree required
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Locomotive Firers

monitor locomotive instruments and watch for dragging equipment, obstacles on rights-of-way, and train signals during run. Watch for and relay traffic signals from yard workers to yard engineer in railroad yard.
$55890
No degree required
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Ship, Boat and Barge Mates

Brian Kearin from A sportfishing boat and barge that serviced a private island with ~500 residents
2 reviews
supervise or coordinate activities of crew aboard ships, boats, barges, or dredges.
$89740
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Ship Pilots

command ships to steer them into and out of harbors, estuaries, straits, or sounds, or on rivers, lakes, or bays. Must be licensed by U.S. Coast Guard with limitations indicating class and tonnage of vessels for which license is valid and route and waters that may be piloted.
$89740
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers

1 reviews
drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.
$48110
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

drive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers.
$34360
No degree required
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Recycling Coordinators

supervise curbside and drop-off recycling programs for municipal governments or private firms.
$58300
No degree required
Strong job growth
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School Bus Drivers

transport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting.
$34360
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Recycling And Reclamation Workers

prepare and sort materials or products for recycling. Identify and remove hazardous substances. Dismantle components of products such as appliances.
$35620
No degree required
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Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.
$59620
No degree required
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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

monitor and control activities associated with hydropower generation. Operate plant equipment, such as turbines, pumps, valves, gates, fans, electric control boards, and battery banks. Monitor equipment operation and performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance. Perform equipment maintenance and repair as necessary.
$59600
Post-secondary certificate
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Biomass Plant Technicians

control and monitor biomass plant activities and perform maintenance as needed.
$59600
No degree required
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HVAC Technicians

install and repair industrial and commercial refrigerating systems.
$53410
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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HVAC Installers

install, service, or repair heating and air conditioning systems in residences or commercial establishments.
$53410
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Auto Technicians

Giselle Cortez from Ford Dealership
2 reviews
repair only one system or component on a vehicle, such as brakes, suspension, or radiator.
$46760
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Earth Drillers

operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap sub-surface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. May use explosives. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.
$51040
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Explosives Workers

place and detonate explosives to demolish structures or to loosen, remove, or displace earth, rock, or other materials. May perform specialized handling, storage, and accounting procedures. Includes seismograph shooters.
$51040
No degree required
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Plumbers

Jake Romano from John The Plumber
1 reviews
assemble, install, or repair pipes, fittings, or fixtures of heating, water, or drainage systems, according to specifications or plumbing codes.
$61100
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Solar Hot Water Installers

install or repair solar energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water for residential, commercial or industrial use.
$44180
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Hunters and Trappers

hunt and trap wild animals for human consumption, fur, feed, bait, or other purposes.
$34330
No degree required
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Crop Farmworkers and Laborers

manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.
$30140
No degree required
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Rough Carpenters

build rough wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel, bridge, or sewer supports, billboard signs, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions.
$54200
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Construction Carpenters

Sean Chapman from
1 reviews
construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools.
$54200
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Police Patrol Officers

patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators.
$70000
No degree required
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Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs

enforce law and order in rural or unincorporated districts or serve legal processes of courts. May patrol courthouse, guard court or grand jury, or escort defendants.
$70000
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Criminal Investigators and Special Agents

Joseph Gutheinz from NASA's Office of Inspector General
1 reviews
investigate alleged or suspected criminal violations of Federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.
$89300
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Fire Inspectors

inspect buildings and equipment to detect fire hazards and enforce state and local regulations.
$67680
Post-secondary certificate
High job satisfaction
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Immigration and Customs 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.
$89300
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Police Detectives

conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.
$89300
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Fire Investigators

conduct investigations to determine causes of fires and explosions.
$67680
Associate’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Municipal Firefighters

Thomas Zheng from
David Goetz from Monterey Park Fire Department
2 reviews
control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts.
$56360
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Forest Firefighters

control and suppress fires in forests or vacant public land.
$56360
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Emergency Medical Technicians

Tommy Pederson from
1 reviews
assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.
$40370
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Forest and Conservation Technicians

provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under the direction of foresters; or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats.
$42780
No degree required
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Surveying Technicians

adjust and operate surveying instruments, such as the theodolite and electronic distance-measuring equipment, and compile notes, make sketches and enter data into computers.
$49770
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
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Real Estate Appraisers

1 reviews
appraise real property to determine its value for purchase, sales, investment, mortgage, or loan purposes.
$65630
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Aquacultural Managers

direct and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in fish hatchery production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners.
$76810
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Farm and Ranch Managers

Mpenga Kabundi from P&A Family Farm Concept
Jess Oldham from Farm Yard, a small flower farm in rural Moab, Utah
Nate Krause from Swans Trail Farms
4 reviews
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.
$76810
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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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.
$76810
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Fish and Game Wardens

patrol assigned area to prevent fish and game law violations. Investigate reports of damage to crops or property by wildlife. Compile biological data.
$57810
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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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.
$70260
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Quality Control Systems Managers

1 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.
$118190
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Park Naturalists

plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.
$69020
Bachelor’s degree
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Athletic Trainers

1 reviews
evaluate and treat musculoskeletal injuries or illnesses. Provide preventive, therapeutic, emergency, and rehabilitative care.
$52230
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Forest Fire Inspectors

enforce fire regulations, inspect forest for fire hazards, and recommend forest fire prevention or control measures. May report forest fires and weather conditions.
$52130
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Athletes and Sports Competitors

2 reviews
compete in athletic events.
$94740
No degree required
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Vision Rehabilitation Therapists

provide therapy to patients with visual impairments to improve their functioning in daily life activities. May train patients in activities such as computer use, communication skills, or home management skills.
$87480
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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