Looking for a career path that works for you? 

Whether you’re new to the job market or looking for a fresh start after years in the same line of work, Pierce County is full of career path options that offer more than just a pay check. Explore the industries below to learn about different job types and how you can grow your skill set to earn more over the course of your career.

HEALTH CARE

What kind of jobs are included in Health Care?

Pierce County’s health care industry accounts for 15 percent of the county’s total employment and nearly 45,000 workers. Demand nationwide for health care workers is growing and expected to grow well into the future.

The health care sector includes jobs in the following lines of work:

Learn more about specific jobs, wage potential and the training needed to get hired by exploring the links below.

Health care professionals

Did you know?

  • The health care sector is the top private employer in Pierce County.
  • Demand for direct care workers (nurses and aides) is growing faster than any other type of health care occupations.
  • Registered nurses are the most in-demand workers of all industries in Pierce County. There are more job openings than applicants, and demand continues to grow.

DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES

Diagnosis

Operate equipment and analyze specimen.


Median Wage: $57,900

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: $82,600

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: $53,400

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $79,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $39,300

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: $63,300

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $33,900

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $64,500

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

HEALTH INFORMATICS

Patient medical records

Acquire, store, retrieve and utilize health care information.


Median Wage: $40,900

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $40,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

HUMAN SERVICES

Human Services

Work directly with patients and families by providing non-medical health services.


Median Wage: Unavailable

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $43,100

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $48,500

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $36,100

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $60,200

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $33,900

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

SUPPORT SERVICES

Medical Equipment

Help patients and hospital workers through customer service and organizational management.


Median Wage: $22,000

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $50,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $105,800

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $38,000

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $28,200

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $27,700

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

THERAPEUTIC SERVICES

Stretcher Patient Hospital

Administer medical care directly to patients.


Median Wage: $268,100

Minimum Education: Post-Doctoral training

Median Wage: $51,200

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree

Median Wage: $36,900

Minimum Education: Post-secondary certificate

Median Wage: $87,300

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: $159,500

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree

Median Wage: $63,500

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $190,400

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree

Median Wage: $82,700

Minimum Education: Post-secondary degree

Median Wage: $98,800

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree and higher

Median Wage: $23,000

Minimum Education: Post-secondary certificate

Median Wage: $49,000

Minimum Education: Post-secondary certificate

Median Wage: $52,600

Minimum Education: Post-secondary certificate

Median Wage: $36,400

Minimum Education: Post-secondary certificate

Median Wage: $28,500

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $102,200

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Wage: $74,200

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Wage: $48,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: $41,700

Minimum Education: Post-secondary certificate

Median Wage: $252,100

Minimum Education: Post-Doctoral training

Median Wage: $24,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $79,300

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Wage: $56,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: $105,700

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Wage: $212,700

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree

Median Wage: $75,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $64,800

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: $51,600

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary certificate

Want to explore other career paths?

CONSTRUCTION

What kind of jobs are included in Construction?

Pierce County is home to more than 20,000 construction jobs and expects retirements to increase demand for workers in the years to come. While most entry-level construction jobs require no formal education, apprenticeship programs are an important way to develop the right skills. Information on apprenticeship programs can be found here.

The construction sector includes jobs in the following lines of work:

Learn more about specific jobs, wage potential and the training needed to get hired by exploring the links below.

Construction Pathway Cover

Did you know?

  • Pierce County’s construction industry is predicted to grow by more than 1,300 jobs per year between now and 2023.
  • Many construction employers offer on-the-job training.
  • Construction industry wages are higher than the average wage in the Pierce County area.

CONSTRUCTION

Concrete pouring during commercial concreting floors of building

Complete tasks related to creating or updating buildings (residential and commercial) and infrastructure.


Median Wage: $68,500

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $51,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $41,200

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $44,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $41,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $87,300

Minimum Education: Business degree preferred, two- and four-year options

Median Wage: $43,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $54,000

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $62,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $42,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $71,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent + experience in field

Median Wage: $49,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $27,600

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $45,600

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $31,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $36,000

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $48,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $62,700

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $36,900

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $62,700

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $67,400

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $57,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $56,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $48,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $51,000

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $82,900

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $48,500

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $29,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $43,300

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

DESIGN / PRE-CONSTRUCTION

business, architecture drawing on blueprint architectural concep

Design and plan construction projects.


Median Wage: $67,300

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $50,700

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $69,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $79,600

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $83,000

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $71,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $50,700

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $50,700

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $79,300

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $86,340

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS

Close up of industrial bricklayer installing bricks on construction site

Keep systems operational in finished buildings and other infrastructure.


Median Wage: $44,500

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $80, 700

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent, post-secondary certification preferred

Median Wage: $62,100

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $50,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Want to explore other career paths?

TRANSPORTATION, WAREHOUSING & LOGISTICS

What kind of jobs are included in Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics?

Pierce County’s transportation, warehousing & logistics sector is its most diverse, offering a wide range of skilled jobs that are linked to activities at the Port of Tacoma and beyond.

The transportation, warehousing & logistics sector includes jobs in the following lines of work:

Learn more about specific jobs, wage potential and the training needed to get hired by exploring the links below.

Shipping

Did you know?

  • Pierce County is home to 12,000 jobs in this industry, comprising 14 percent of the industry’s workforce statewide.
  • The industry is predicted to grow over the next 5-10 years.
  • Most jobs don’t require a degree, and there are many local options for skills-based training.

FACILITY & MOBILE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

Forklift driving across an aisle in a warehouse, motion blur

Help with installation, maintenance and repair of vehicles, machinery and warehouse equipment.


Median Wage: $67,260

Minimum Education: Apprenticeship or Associate degree in industrial maintenance

Median Wage: $60,909

Minimum Education: Apprenticeship

Median Wage: $58,180

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $51,250

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

FACILITY & MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATORS

Fork lift operator with products

Operate machinery for moving and assembling materials in a warehouse facility.


Median Wage: $28,360

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $56,392

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent (post-secondary certification preferred)

Median Wage: $27,480

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

Median Wage: $30,910

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

FACILITY & MOBILE LOADING & ASSEMBLY

Cargo container transshipment

Manually move freight, stock or other cargo materials or assist with general labor needs.


Median Wage: $28,200

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

Median Wage: $25,300

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

Median Wage: $23,510

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

Median Wage: $28,700

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

Median Wage: $54,880

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

LOGISTICS PLANNING, MANAGEMENT & REGULATION

Logistics and planning

Plan, direct or coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service or planning services.


Median Wage: $69,479

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $45,270

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $85,502

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $40,819

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $34,880

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

TRANSPORTATION OPERATORS

Traffic and transportation

Transport cargo over various distances.


Median Wage: $96,060

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree or military experience (pilot) + ATP certificate from FAA

Median Wage: $78,690

Minimum Education: Crane Operator Certification

Median Wage: $24,840

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent + drivers license

Median Wage: $43,440

Minimum Education: Associate degree + Commercial Drivers License

Median Wage: $41,190

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $28,700

Minimum Education: On-the-job training

Median Wage: $33,760

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent + drivers license

Median Wage: $83,940

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent + on-the-job training

Median Wage: varies

Minimum Education: Commercial Drivers License

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE

Highway maintenance

Diagnose, adjust, repair or overhaul transportation vehicles and systems.


Median Wage: $70,200

Minimum Education: Associate degree or military experience + FAA certification

Median Wage: $58,250

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent + ASE certification (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence)

Median Wage: $50,769

Minimum Education: Associate degree + ASE certification (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence)

Median Wage: $54,480

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent, post-secondary certification preferred

Median Wage: $45,030

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent, post-secondary certification preferred

Median Wage: $67,560

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent, post-secondary certification preferred

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

Train, transportation operators

Supervise operation of transportation systems.


Median Wage: $49,260

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $53,990

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $54,620

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent + on-the-job training

Median Wage: $67,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent + on-the-job training

Median Wage: $98,560

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION CENTER OPERATIONS

Distribution warehouse manager in discussion with colleagues

Plan, direct or coordinate transportation, storage or distribution of cargo from warehouses.


Median Wage: $35,970

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $54,950

Minimum Education: Associate degree or higher preferred + production experience

Median Wage: $31,270

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $98,560

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Want to explore other career paths?

ICT & CYBERSECURITY

What kind of jobs are included in ICT & Cybersecurity?

Pierce County is conveniently situated to have a robust information & communication technology (ICT) & cybersecurity sector, between major name brand employers to the north and Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Not only is the sector itself growing here, but ICT & cybersecurity jobs are in high demand across all other  sectors too.

The ICT & cybersecurity sector includes jobs in the following lines of work:

Learn more about specific jobs, wage potential and the training needed to get hired by exploring the links below.

Big data futuristic visualization abstract illustration

Did you know?

  • Jobs in this field are increasingly needed across nearly every industry.
  • Wages in this industry are much higher than the average Pierce County wage. The median wage in ICT & Cybersecurity tops $72,000 annually.
  • Information Security Analyst positions are growing the fastest at 3.8 percent growth per year.

INFORMATION SUPPORT & SERVICES

Young Female IT Employee Wearing Glasses Uses Tablet in System Control Center. In the Background Her Coworkers are at Their Workspaces with many Displays Showing Valuable Data.

Deploy technology and operations related to computer systems, software and databases; provide technical assistance and manage information systems.


Median Wage: $80,990

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $48,500

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $131,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $34,600

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $52,800

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

NETWORK SYSTEMS

network cables connected to switch

Design, build and monitor computer and information networks, such as local and wide area networks, intranets and extranets. 


Median Wage: $98,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $64,200

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $86,000

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $91,300

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $83,200

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

PROGRAMMING & SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Software development, programming

Design, write and test computer code that enables people to perform specific actions on a computer or another device based on consumer demand.


Median Wage: $110,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $115,100

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $105,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

WEB & DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS

 Design and produce interactive multimedia products and services, including digitally generated or computer-enhanced media.


Median Wage: $81,300

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

CYBERSECURITY

Digital Security and data protectionImplement and maintain technologies and practices to protect networks, computers, programs and data from cyberattacks and unauthorized access.


Median Wage: $94,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Powerlines at dusk

Design, operate, install or repair technological tools used for communicating.


Median Wage: $36,800

Minimum Education: Associate degree

Median Wage: 

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $52,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $50,200

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $27,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

ENGINEERING

IT technician with network equipment and cablesInvent, innovate, improve and maintain machines, tools, systems and processes.


Median Wage: $84,900

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $99,200

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $102,500

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $75,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Want to explore other career paths?

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

What kind of jobs are included in Advanced Manufacturing?

Pierce County is part of a four-county region with a thriving manufacturing industry, including aerospace, computer equipment and ship building. While college degrees are not often required for entry-level work in this sector, apprenticeship and training programs like AJAC offer skill-building opportunities to set job seekers up for success.

The advanced manufacturing sector includes jobs in the following lines of work:

Learn more about specific jobs, wage potential and the training needed to get hired by exploring the links below.

Advanced Manufacturing Cover

Did you know?

  • Regionwide, the average wage in Advanced Manufacturing is $63,000 per year.
  • This sector is predicted to grow in the next 5-10 years.
  • The number of women working in this sector is increasing.

Maintenance, Installation & Repair

Two girls working in a factoryHelp with installation, repair and maintenance of manufacturing equipment.


Median Wage: $46,600

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $55,000

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Manufacturing Production Process Development

Female CNC Machinist wearing safety glassesPlan and design products and processes to ensure quality and efficiency.


Median Wage: $139,700

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $102,500

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $131,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $61,600

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $106,500

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $61,600

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $98,200

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $54,100

Minimum Education: Some college

Median Wage: $74,000

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $71,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $67,980

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $105,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Production

Robots welding automotive part.Operate machinery and oversee operations to manufacture products consumers want and need.


Median Wage: $55,900

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $33,600

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $59,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $40,900

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $32,900

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $112,700

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $47,900

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $84,900

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $30,400

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $35,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $23,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $26,300

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $38,400

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $66,980

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $31,700

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $43,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Quality Assurance

Factory worker examining bottled waterInspect, test and monitor products throughout the manufacturing process for uniformity, safety and reliability.


Median Wage: $51,400

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $44,500

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Want to explore other career paths?

MILITARY & DEFENSE

What kind of jobs are included in Military & Defense?

Pierce County is home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord and more than 32,000 active duty military, 8,000 reservists and 9,000 civilian employees. Total personnel at JBLM exceeded 50,000 as of 2015. Not surprisingly, Pierce County’s defense-related industries are vibrant: in 2015 alone, businesses here received nearly half a billion dollars in Department of Defense contracts.

The military & defense sector includes jobs in the following lines of work:

Learn more about specific jobs, wage potential and the training needed to get hired by exploring the links below.

Female Government Employee Works in a Monitoring Room. In The Background Supervisor Holds Briefing. Possibly Government Agency Conducts Investigation.

Did you know?

  • Enlisting in the military is a great way to gain valuable career skills without the expense of attending a college or university.
  • The military hires a wide variety of civilian positions, but you can also enter as a service member to receive job training and enter one of the civilian positions when you transition out.

Maintenance & Repair

Repairing airplane motorHelp with repair and maintenance of equipment relating to military operations.


Median Wage: $69,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $67,900

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $51,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Military Business Logistics

Traffic controlDirect transportation, distribution and purchasing functions related to military operations.


Median Wage: $111,200

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $77,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $42,600

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $64,800

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Business Administration

Stock market index graphsManage companies or agencies through oversight of budgets, personnel, policies and more.


Median Wage: $70,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $88,900

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $40,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $35,100

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $98,000

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $62,400

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Business Operations

Trench digging bladeConduct day-to-day operations for companies or agencies related to the military.


Median Wage: $72,800

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $94,500

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $40,600

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $60,900

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Health Care & Support Services

Soldier and doctor with flag on background - United StatesProvide health care and social service support either on or off base to military personnel and veterans.


Median Wage: $181,900

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree

Median Wage: $38,700

Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Median Wage: $100,200

Minimum Education: Master’s degree or higher

Median Wage: $65,000

Minimum Education: Associate degree or post-secondary award

Median Wage: $76,100

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $212,300

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree

Median Wage: $69,000

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher

Median Wage: $70,100

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $51,600

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Wage: $41,100

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Want to explore other career paths?