Career Pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics

A career in science, technology, engineering, and math requires certain skills and education depending on job requirements. Skills include providing, planning, and managing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development. Popular high-school courses include: Geometry, Calculus, Statistics, Principles of Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space Science, Computer Programming, and Computer Science.

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High School Diploma or Equivalent Career Options

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

$54,370.00/yr

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Surveying and Mapping Technicians

$44,380.00/yr

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Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

$94,350.00/yr

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Associate Degree Career Options

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

$40,860.00/yr

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Chemical Technicians

$48,160.00/yr

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Civil Engineering Technicians

$52,580.00/yr

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Architectural Drafters

$55,920.00/yr

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Nuclear Medicine Technologists

$76,820.00/yr

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Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

$64,330.00/yr

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Electro-mechanical Technicians

$57,790.00/yr

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Geological and Petroleum Technicians

$53,300.00/yr

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Bachelor's Degree Career Options

Food Scientists and Technologists

$58,380.00/yr

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Biofuels / Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers

$140,760.00/yr

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Conservation Scientists

$61,310.00/yr

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Architectural and Engineering Managers

$140,760.00/yr

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Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

$64,430.00/yr

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Civil Engineers

$86,640.00/yr

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Technical Writers

$62,170.00/yr

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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

$63,120.00/yr

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Dietitians and Nutritionists

$60,370.00/yr

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Geneticists

$79,590.00/yr

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Computer Hardware Engineers

$114,600.00/yr

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Biological Technicians

$44,500.00/yr

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Aerospace Engineers

$115,220.00/yr

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Agricultural Engineers

$77,110.00/yr

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Atmospheric and Space Scientists

$94,110.00/yr

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Biomedical Engineers

$88,550.00/yr

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Business Intelligence Analysts

$90,270.00/yr

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Chemical Engineers

$104,910.00/yr

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Electrical Engineers

$96,640.00/yr

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Environmental Engineers

$87,620.00/yr

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Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

$89,130.00/yr

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Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

$91,130.00/yr

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Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors

$89,130.00/yr

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Hydrologists

$79,370.00/yr

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Industrial Safety and Health Engineers

$89,130.00/yr

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Industrial Engineers

$87,040.00/yr

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Marine Engineers and Naval Architects

$92,560.00/yr

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Materials Engineers

$92,390.00/yr

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Mining and Geological Engineers, including Mining Safety Engineers

$92,250.00/yr

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Petroleum Engineers

$137,170.00/yr

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Doctorate or Professional Degree Career Options

Biochemists and Biophysicists

$93,280.00/yr

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Economists

$104,340.00/yr

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Archivists

$52,240.00/yr

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Epidemiologists

$69,660.00/yr

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Family and General Practitioners

$201,100.00/yr

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Genetic Counselors

$80,370.00/yr

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Mathematicians

$101,900.00/yr

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Computer and Information Research Scientists

$118,370.00/yr

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Anthropologists / Archaeologists

$62,410.00/yr

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Astronomers/Physicists

$105,680.00/yr

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Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

$84,810.00/yr

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Soil and Plant Scientists

$63,950.00/yr

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Statisticians

$87,780.00/yr

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Continue to Explore this Pathway

Continue exploring this career path and building your plan! Find electives and Advanced Placement courses at your school aligned with this pathway, consider registering for a Kirkwood Career Academy, register for an internship or job shadow, and look for summer programs that will help you continue to build your knowledge and skills.