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Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$43,900

Most Common Degree:

Not Available

Repair, install or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles. May test and analyze network coverage.

Radio Mechanics Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$43,900

Most Common Degree:

Associate's Degree

Test or repair mobile or stationary radio transmitting and receiving equipment and two-way radio communications systems used in ship-to-shore communications and found in service and emergency vehicles.

Music Directors and Composers Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$47,350

Most Common Degree:

Not Available

Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and glee clubs. Includes arrangers, composers, choral directors, and orchestrators.

Music Directors Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$47,350

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Direct and conduct instrumental or vocal performances by musical groups, such as orchestras or choirs.

Music Composers and Arrangers Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$47,350

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Write and transcribe musical scores.

Models Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$18,750

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Model garments or other apparel and accessories for prospective buyers at fashion shows, private showings, or retail establishments. May pose for photos to be used in magazines or advertisements. May pose as subject for paintings, sculptures, and other types of artistic expression.

Human Resources Specialists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$55,800

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.

Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$69,890

Most Common Degree:

Not Available

All postsecondary social sciences teachers not listed separately.

Petroleum Engineers Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$130,280

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.

Astronomers Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$96,460

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Observe, research, and interpret astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge or apply such information to practical problems.

Political Scientists Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$102,000

Most Common Degree:

Advanced Degree

Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.

Locomotive Firers Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$44,920

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

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.

Personal Care Aides Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$19,910

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Assist the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties performed at a place of residence may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals. May provide assistance at non-residential care facilities. May advise families, the elderly, convalescents, and persons with disabilities regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.

Residential Advisors Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$24,520

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Coordinate activities in residential facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.

Actors Civilian Career

Average Salary:

Not Available

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

Radio Operators Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$42,080

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Receive and transmit communications using radiotelephone equipment in accordance with government regulations. May repair equipment.

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$41,970

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Operate equipment to increase oil flow from producing wells or to remove stuck pipe, casing, tools, or other obstructions from drilling wells. May also perform similar services in mining exploration operations. Includes fishing-tool technicians.

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$42,050

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Lay out reference points and dimensions on metal or plastic stock or workpieces, such as sheets, plates, tubes, structural shapes, castings, or machine parts, for further processing. Includes shipfitters.

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Civilian Career

Average Salary:

$45,810

Most Common Degree:

Bachelor's Degree

Coordinate activities of staff, convention personnel, or clients to make arrangements for group meetings, events, or conventions.

Commercial Divers Civilian CareerMilitary Career

Average Salary:

$46,880

Most Common Degree:

Work Experience Only

Work below surface of water, using scuba gear to inspect, repair, remove, or install equipment and structures. May use a variety of power and hand tools, such as drills, sledgehammers, torches, and welding equipment. May conduct tests or experiments, rig explosives, or photograph structures or marine life.

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