Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security

I, Jimmy Welch, would purse a career in Law

          Technology has made it easier to store criminal records and find people using the internet. People leave a trace and we have access to every crime committed since they started taking records of them.

There were lots of predicted growth in the higher paying jobs, probably because people today know what they want and know they have to go to college for it, so everyone is going to college if they want to go anywhere in life.

Lawyer

  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies. Bright outlook
  • $114,300 annual

Intelligence Analyst

  • Gather, analyze, correlate, or evaluate information from a variety of resources, such as law enforcement databases. Bright outlook
  • $76,730 annual

Mediator

  • Use mediation techniques to facilitate communication between disputants, to further parties' understanding of different perspectives, and to guide parties toward mutual agreement. Green
  • Bachelor's degree. Masters Degree, and Post-baccalaureate certificate
  • $60,450 annual

Farm Advisor

  • Advise farmers and demonstrate techniques in areas such as feeding and health maintenance of livestock, growing and harvesting practices, and financial planning. Green
  • Mater's Degree, Bachelors Degree, and Post-baccalaureate certificate
  • $46,370 annual

Judge

  • Read documents on pleadings and motions to ascertain facts and issues.
  • $118,150 annual

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • $56,980 annual

Criminal Investigators and Special Agents

Investigate alleged or suspected criminal violations of Federal, state, or local laws to determine if evidence is sufficient to recommend prosecution.

High school diploma or equivalent

Parking Enforcement Workers

Patrol assigned area, such as public parking lot or city streets to issue tickets to overtime parking violators and illegally parked vehicles.

Bachelor's degree

Top 10 Jobs of 2014

1. Software Developers (Applications and Systems Software)
Total employment in 2013: 1,042,402 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 104,348 (up 11%)
Median hourly earnings: $45.06

often you'll work with 'off the shelf' software, modifying and putting it into the existing network.

“Companies want to go to market first with innovations; they want to capitalize on mobile and cloud technologies; they want to extract, parse and apply Big Data to to make smarter business decisions and create better solutions for clients,” Ferguson says. “Software developers play a key role in these initiatives.”

2. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Total employment in 2013: 438,095 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 54,979 (up 14%)
Median hourly earnings: $29.10

- Use their knowledge of supply and demand to predict what people will want to buy

“Individuals who can leverage data to zero in on new markets for growth will continue to be in demand,” Ferguson says.

3. Training and Development Specialists
Total employment in 2013: 231,898 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 18,042 (up 8%)
Median hourly earnings: $27.14

Responsible for offering training in a job-specific area. Focuses on teaching specific areas of knowledge or on-the-job capabilities needed for certain positions.

More of these positions are being created to help companies develop the talent they need in the midst of growing skills gap,” Ferguson says. “Instead of waiting for the perfect hire in a competitive environment, companies are training candidates who have potential and can grow into the position.”

4. Financial Analysts
Total employment in 2013: 257,159 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 17,060 (up 7%)
Median hourly earnings: $37.34

A financial analyst researches macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions along with company fundamentals to make business, sector and industry recommendations.

5. Physical Therapists
Total employment in 2013: 207,132 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 14,011 (up 7%)
Median hourly earnings: $37.93\

  • Diagnose and manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities.
  • Restore, maintain, and promote not only optimal physical function but optimal wellness and fitness and optimal quality of life as it relates to movement and health.
  • Prevent the onset, symptoms, and progression of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from diseases, disorders, conditions, or injuries.

6. Web Developers
Total employment in 2013: 136,921 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 13,364 (up 11%)
Median hourly earnings: $27.84

A majority of web developers focus on the underlying code that makes up the website.

7. Logisticians

Total employment in 2013: 127,892 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 11,897 (up 10%)
Median hourly earnings: $35.08

responsible for developing and managing the system that gets products from the supplier or manufacturer to the consumer.

8. Database Administrators
Total employment in 2013: 119,676 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 11,241 (up 10%)
Median hourly earnings: $37.39

responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database.

9. Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
Total employment in 2013: 87,082 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 10,867 (up 14%)
Median hourly earnings: $22.56

coordinate all aspects of professional meetings and events.

10. Interpreters and Translators
Total employment in 2013: 69,887
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 8,377 (up 14%)
Median hourly earnings: $22.39

convert written material from one or more 'source languages' into the 'target language',

Financial Analyst

Total employment in 2013: 257,159 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 17,060 (up 7%)

Median hourly earnings: $37.34

Physical Therapists

Total employment in 2013: 207,132 jobs
Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 14,011 (up 7%)

Median hourly earnings: $37.93

Web Developers

Total employment in 2013: 136,921 jobs

Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 13,364 (up 11%)
Median hourly earnings: $27.84

Database Administrators

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