16. Computer Hardware Engineer

Median Annual Salary
$114,608*

What They Do: You will design, test and update computer hardware, with an understanding of how hardware and software systems work together.

Why It's Hot: The BLS projects 6% job growth through 2028.
What You'll Need: While a bachelor's degree in a computer-related field is preferred, you can earn certifications and get hired with relevant on-the-job experience.