Day at Work: Dietitian
Knowledge Required: A bachelor's degree is usually required, often with additional training through internships. Different states may also require a license to practice.
Best Cities for this Job: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia
Median Annual Income: $60,370 per year
Future Growth: Employment in this field is expected to grow at 15% from 2016 to 2026, a much faster rate than the average profession. With an aging population and the well-established importance of diet for overall health, dietitians can expect to be in high demand.
Day at Work: ER Nurse
Knowledge Required: Biology, anatomy, psychology, and chemistry
Skills: Nurses work with many different people each day so social skills are an important aspect of this job, as are problem-solving skills.
Career Path: Three degrees are necessary: 1) Associate's Degree, 2) Bachelor's Degree, 3) Nursing diploma program.
Best Cities for this Job: California has many of the top cities for nursing jobs, including Oakland, Fremont, and Hayward.
Median Annual Income: National: $62,800 CA: 83,040
Future Growth: The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects demand for nurses to be way above average for all occupations through 2014. It's projected that more than 587,000 jobs will be created from 2006 to 2016.
Day at Work: Health Educator
Music: Tuesday Morning by Ryan Little (More info and music by Ryan Little here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNNWgG-OiTQfvIE9cToLXdA)
Day at Work: Ichthyologist (Fish Biologist)
Day at Work: Occupational Therapist
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Music: "Itz a Hauntin’ (no vocals)" by Former Selves
Description: "Occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working." ---Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
Knowledge Required: Occupational therapists are required to be licensed, in addition, most have a master's degree in occupational therapy.
Best Cities for this Job: New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia
Median Annual Income: $84,270
Future Growth: Occupational therapists employment is expected to expand greatly from 2016 to 2026, growing at a rate of 24%.