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Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to the culture and development of an area, an ethnic group, or any other group, such as Latin American studies, women's studies, or urban affairs. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching...  Show More

Top Entry-level Education: Doctoral Degree or More (64%); Master's or Professional Degree (35%)

Median Salary: $104,620

Social Science Research Assistants

Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management. 

Top Entry-level Education: Bachelor's Degree (54%); Master's or Professional Degree (37%); Some College (9%)

Median Salary: $53,910

Climate Change Analysts

Research and analyze policy developments related to climate change. Make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, awareness campaigns, or fundraising approaches. 

Top Entry-level Education: Master's or Professional Degree (82%); Bachelor's Degree (11%); Doctoral Degree or More (7%)

Median Salary: $88,599

Emergency Management Directors

Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations. 

Top Entry-level Education: Bachelor's Degree (56%); Master's or Professional Degree (20%); Associate Degree (16%)

Median Salary: $91,010

Labor Relations Specialists
Resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.  

Top Entry-level Education: Bachelor's Degree (40%); Master's or Professional Degree (30%); High School Diploma or Less (20%)
Median Salary: $82,324

First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force. 

Top Entry-level Education: High School Diploma or Less (37%); Some College (19%); Associate Degree (19%)

Median Salary: $163,144


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