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Military Careers Using Technology Skills

These technology careers in the Military are some of the most advanced jobs for its officers and enlisted members today.

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Military Logistics Specialists

Logistics specialists manage procurement, maintenance, and transportation of military materiel, facilities, and personnel. They develop, evaluate, monitor, and supervise logistics plans and programs including war readiness materiel, deployment, and personnel. These individuals must be able to integrate the separate functions of planning and implementing a logistics management program.

  • Median Salary:$67,221
  • Most Common Education: High school

Military Construction Managers

Construction managers provide construction, survey and design, and electrical engineering expertise across a broad spectrum of construction operations in a variety of units. They coordinate and plan the development and support of military construction programs and maintain technical liaison with systems commands and fleet commands on facilities logistic problems.

  • Median Salary:$79,349
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Physical Scientists

Physical scientists carry out research tasks within a chosen field of study. They conduct experiments or make observations, analyze findings, operate necessary equipment, and develop and test theories.

  • Median Salary:$107,440
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Healthcare Administrators

Healthcare administrators manage military hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities. They oversee the medical and administrative functions of healthcare facilities, and they ensure the readiness of both personnel and equipment to meet the medical needs of service members and their families.

  • Median Salary:$109,508
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Caseworkers

Caseworkers are responsible for overseeing and managing resources, programs, and functions regarding mental health services within the military community. They support services in psychiatry, social work, psychology, family advocacy, substance abuse awareness, and rehabilitation. They assist mental health professionals and advise in planning and administering treatment methods. They perform managerial duties in directing and coordinating resources, as well as developing, implementing, and evaluating training related to mental health programs.  

  • Median Salary:$121,247
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Emergency Management Officers

Emergency management officers evaluate potential and actual disasters, ensuring adequacy of warning systems, shelters, and disaster preparedness plans. Emergency management officers prepare and administer measures to cope with both natural disasters and chemical, nuclear weapon, reactor, and radiological incidents. They direct command and control centers during the development of situations and also participate in emergency response operations. These operations may involve responding to accidents.

  • Median Salary:$111,723
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Environmental Health and Safety Specialists

Environmental health and safety specialists protect the military community through programs to ensure that military facilities and food supplies are free of disease, germs, and other hazardous conditions. These specialists identify, research, and mitigate occupational and environmental health hazards and risks that may negatively impact health, human performance, and environmental health quality. They manage programs related to communicable disease control and prevention, food safety, sanitary compliance, occupational health and safety, hazardous material control, and public health contingency response. They also assess Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear safety.

  • Median Salary:$76,340
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Logisticians

Military logisticians are responsible for ensuring that equipment and people are where they need to be, exactly when they need to be there. They are also responsible for precise planning and organization, and must consider all possible aspects, phases, and contingencies while working in conjunction with other organizations to make sure every mission is safe, successful, and effective.

  • Median Salary:$98,622
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military Preventive Maintenance Analysts

Preventive maintenance analysts develop schedules to ensure the Military’s equipment is regularly inspected and maintained. They plan and control work methods, maintenance, and production schedules, operating procedures, and performance standards. They establish priorities and allocate resources to support mission requirements.  

  • Median Salary:$63,021
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree

Military All-Source Intelligence Officers

All-source intelligence officers ensure the fusion of information of all sources and intelligence disciplines into finished analytical products. They supervise and coordinate the planning, collection, evaluation, analysis, fusion, production, and dissemination of imagery, signals, measurements, human, and open-source intelligence data into cohesive products to support national defense.

  • Median Salary:$133,818
  • Most Common Education: Bachelor's degree