7. First-line Supervisor: Mechanics, Installers & Repairers

Median Annual Salary
$66,144*

What They Do: You will oversee employees, implementing and maintaining safety procedures, providing employee performance feedback and training opportunities, and manage equipment supplies.

Why It's Hot: The BLS projects 4% job growth through 2028.
What You'll Need: While an associate's degree is preferred, more important is your vocational training or apprenticeship, certifications, licensing, and on-the-job experience.