13. Electrician

Median Annual Salary

What They Do:  You will install electronic equipment and wiring, diagnosing issues and inspecting all components to ensure code compliance. Safety is your top priority.

Why It's Hot: The BLS projects 10% job growth through 2028.
What You'll Need: An associate degree is preferred, though apprenticeships, licensing, and vocational schools can provide the necessary training to get you hired.