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With a bachelor’s degree and classroom experience, you could earn an average annual wage of more than $52,000 per year as a teacher. More than 5,025 jobs are open each year for secondary math, science and special education teachers at elementary and secondary schools. Bilingual teachers are particularly valuable throughout the region.



Engineering jobs generally require at least a bachelor’s degree, while a master’s degree enables more opportunities. Starting salaries can be above $50,000 per year. Experienced engineers with advanced skills can easily earn more than $100,000 per year. All engineers—chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, petroleum, process and others— handle the design, development, testing or supervision of various projects.

Oil & Gas and Related Manufacturing



Radiologic technologists generally must complete a two-year associate degree program. Their average hourly wage is $25.71. Radiologic technologists are most easily associated with imaging tests, or x-rays. They perform imaging tests to assist in diagnosing patients. Some radiologic technologists specialize in computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Health Services


Employers require at least a bachelor’s degree for this position. The average annual salary is more than $89,000. Network and computer systems administrators analyze, design and test local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), Internet, intranet and other data communication systems.

Professional, Business, & Technical Services



Getting certified only takes two years at a technical school or community college and you can earn an average of $22.46 per hour. Electricians install and replace wiring, and must be licensed by the state. Those who achieve journeyman status are best able to find steady jobs. Those who earn a master electrician’s license have the highest earning potential.

Specialty Construction


Heavy equipment mechanics diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors. They are in demand, earning nearly $47,000 per year.