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Bachelor Degree Careers and Jobs (jobs after undergraduate degree)

Explore Careers and Jobs Predominantly Filled by Those with a Bachelor's Degree with or without Certificates - All On One Page

Sorted by median annual U.S. salary and including percentage of job holders with Bachelor's Degree.


This page will take you through 4 steps, relative to an Bachelor's Degree, to (1) Select a career, (2) Find active job listings, (3) Prepare for the career you chose, and (4) Provide web resources specific to the career you chose.

Step 1: Select a Career: You will be presented with a listing of Bachelor's Degree careers. The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of careers below
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply browse the list of careers. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover careers that might be of interest.

Once you have identified a career of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a career above, you will see current jobs listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as you wish. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening.

Job listings (based on your criteria) can be sent daily to your inbox, so you always have access to the latest opportunities. Complete the short form to start - you can opt out anytime.

Step 3: Prepare For a Career: In this section you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for the career you selected. Information includes core and supplemental duties, general and specific work activities, knowledge required, skills required, preparation required, educational requirements, work experience required, local salary information, certifications, professional associations, current job listings for the job selected along with multiple similar job titles, and related careers (related to what they do, what they know, and what they're called).

Step 4: Career-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that will provide detailed (updated) links to occupational information specific to the career you selected. This information includes:
Videos: Provides a listing of video links related to this career. A great way to get a quick overview of the occupation.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Job Description: Sources that provide job descriptions, which are vital to resume and interview preparation.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

Step 1 of 4: Select a Career

What careers can you get with a bachelor degree? Scroll through the picklist (below).These are careers related to your educational level, with at least 30% of job holders having a Bachelor degree with or without certificates. - 217 specific careers are listed. Select those that may be of interest - you will then get links to active job listings for that specific career, and detailed resources to help you prepare a career path (ladder).
You can use this form two ways:
1) Enter a Keyword - As you enter a keyword, you will filter (limit) the listing to those careers that contain the keyword entered
2) Browse the list (Don't enter a keyword) - You can simply browse the list of careers. There may be many that you might never have considered. This may help you to discover jobs that might be of interest.

Enter a Keyword (filter the list below)
OR - leave blank and scroll through the choices:



Select a Job Title - Sorted by Annual Salary -(scroll and Select) :
Listed: Career Title (% having Bachelor's Degree) - (Median Annual U.S. Salary)

Chief Executives (35.27%) - ($185,950)
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers (61.02%) - ($160,970)
Computer and Information Systems Managers (50.48%) - ($151,150)
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers (56.68%) - ($149,530)
Architectural and Engineering Managers (46.67%) - ($149,530)
Marketing Managers (55.76%) - ($142,170)
Natural Sciences Managers (37.31%) - ($137,940)
Water Resource Specialists (50.00%) - ($137,940)
Clinical Research Coordinators (60.13%) - ($137,940)
Petroleum Engineers (71.61%) - ($137,330)
Investment Fund Managers (32.66%) - ($134,180)
Treasurers and Controllers (60.00%) - ($134,180)
Advertising and Promotions Managers (62.44%) - ($133,460)
Sales Managers (73.92%) - ($132,290)
Computer and Information Research Scientists (36.22%) - ($126,830)
Purchasing Managers (80.00%) - ($125,940)
Compensation and Benefits Managers (85.71%) - ($125,130)
Human Resources Managers (82.61%) - ($121,220)
Computer Hardware Engineers (48.28%) - ($119,560)
Aerospace Engineers (59.05%) - ($118,610)
Computer Network Architects (45.46%) - ($116,780)
Telecommunications Engineering Specialists (33.34%) - ($116,780)
Nuclear Engineers (88.89%) - ($116,140)
Training and Development Managers (66.66%) - ($115,640)
Actuaries (87.50%) - ($111,030)
Sales Engineers (42.66%) - ($108,830)
Biomass Power Plant Managers (61.49%) - ($108,790)
Biofuels Production Managers (52.04%) - ($108,790)
Quality Control Systems Managers (77.08%) - ($108,790)
Chemical Engineers (81.82%) - ($108,540)
Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists (76.62%) - ($107,540)
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer (57.68%) - ($107,540)
Medical and Health Services Managers (69.23%) - ($104,280)
General and Operations Managers (43.87%) - ($103,650)
Information Security Analysts (75.16%) - ($103,590)
Solar Energy Systems Engineers (81.82%) - ($103,380)
Wind Energy Engineers (75.31%) - ($103,380)
Robotics Engineers (56.67%) - ($103,380)
Photonics Engineers (52.38%) - ($103,380)
Microsystems Engineers (43.72%) - ($103,380)
Mechatronics Engineers (89.33%) - ($103,380)
Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar (63.64%) - ($103,380)
Electrical Engineers (71.40%) - ($100,830)
Atmospheric and Space Scientists (50.00%) - ($99,740)
Materials Scientists (38.10%) - ($99,460)
Art Directors (73.58%) - ($97,270)
Construction Managers (90.00%) - ($97,180)
Supply Chain Managers (76.19%) - ($96,390)
Materials Engineers (52.38%) - ($95,640)
Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers (90.00%) - ($94,240)
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers (95.74%) - ($93,800)
Health Informatics Specialists (50.00%) - ($93,730)
Computer Systems Analysts (44.60%) - ($93,730)
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers (40.62%) - ($93,580)
Information Technology Project Managers (57.15%) - ($92,870)
Computer Systems Engineers/Architects (66.67%) - ($92,870)
Document Management Specialists (70.00%) - ($92,870)
Web Administrators (55.00%) - ($92,870)
Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers (56.66%) - ($92,620)
Environmental Engineers (72.73%) - ($92,120)
Automotive Engineers (95.65%) - ($90,160)
Fuel Cell Engineers (37.50%) - ($90,160)
Mechanical Engineers (87.59%) - ($90,160)
Personal Financial Advisors (86.95%) - ($89,330)
Computer Programmers (88.04%) - ($89,190)
Manufacturing Engineers (76.00%) - ($88,950)
Validation Engineers (90.00%) - ($88,950)
Industrial Engineers (62.98%) - ($88,950)
Water/Wastewater Engineers (69.57%) - ($88,570)
Transportation Engineers (90.91%) - ($88,570)
Civil Engineers (90.47%) - ($88,570)
Management Analysts (50.00%) - ($87,660)
Transportation Planners (75.00%) - ($87,260)
Intelligence Analysts (78.26%) - ($86,940)
Radiation Therapists (37.54%) - ($86,850)
Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors (41.45%) - ($86,650)
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products (41.07%) - ($86,650)
Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (39.13%) - ($86,280)
Operations Research Analysts (30.00%) - ($86,200)
Geographers (43.48%) - ($85,430)
Biologists (42.69%) - ($85,290)
Molecular and Cellular Biologists (34.62%) - ($85,290)
Bioinformatics Scientists (33.61%) - ($85,290)
Network and Computer Systems Administrators (52.37%) - ($84,810)
Agricultural Engineers (80.77%) - ($84,410)
Microbiologists (65.22%) - ($84,400)
Hydrologists (43.48%) - ($84,040)
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval (47.62%) - ($82,320)
Financial Examiners (95.66%) - ($81,430)
Chemists (87.80%) - ($79,300)
Budget Analysts (63.99%) - ($78,970)
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers (44.97%) - ($78,560)
Special Effects Artists and Animators (52.75%) - ($77,700)
Media Technical Directors/Managers (92.07%) - ($76,400)
Talent Directors (50.86%) - ($76,400)
Media Programming Directors (64.73%) - ($76,400)
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists (77.28%) - ($76,340)
Logistics Engineers (75.00%) - ($76,270)
Logisticians (75.00%) - ($76,270)
Logistics Analysts (63.64%) - ($76,270)
Emergency Management Directors (56.00%) - ($76,250)
Urban and Regional Planners (40.00%) - ($75,950)
Gambling Managers (31.81%) - ($75,470)
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes (41.33%) - ($75,420)
Acute Care Nurses (39.29%) - ($75,330)
Critical Care Nurses (50.00%) - ($75,330)
Registered Nurses (55.92%) - ($75,330)
Credit Analysts (95.00%) - ($74,970)
Technical Writers (35.52%) - ($74,650)
Food Scientists and Technologists (65.22%) - ($73,450)
Labor Relations Specialists (40.00%) - ($73,240)
Environmental Restoration Planners (59.09%) - ($73,230)
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health (69.92%) - ($73,230)
Insurance Underwriters (73.33%) - ($71,790)
Commercial and Industrial Designers (67.92%) - ($71,640)
Regulatory Affairs Specialists (85.00%) - ($71,100)
Government Property Inspectors and Investigators (39.34%) - ($71,100)
Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers (70.20%) - ($71,100)
Environmental Compliance Inspectors (75.00%) - ($71,100)
Landscape Architects (71.43%) - ($70,630)
Orthotists and Prosthetists (34.78%) - ($70,190)
Social and Community Service Managers (50.36%) - ($69,600)
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists (31.50%) - ($68,380)
Film and Video Editors (65.10%) - ($67,250)
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists (69.57%) - ($67,190)
Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers (50.00%) - ($67,120)
Cost Estimators (63.64%) - ($66,610)
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists (46.60%) - ($66,350)
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators (45.45%) - ($66,130)
Chemical Plant and System Operators (36.27%) - ($65,960)
Search Marketing Strategists (47.83%) - ($65,810)
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists (60.87%) - ($65,810)
Geodetic Surveyors (55.00%) - ($65,590)
Surveyors (41.94%) - ($65,590)
Computer Network Support Specialists (48.77%) - ($65,450)
Park Naturalists (94.85%) - ($64,020)
Range Managers (81.13%) - ($64,020)
Foresters (81.28%) - ($63,980)
Loan Officers (69.86%) - ($63,960)
Human Resources Specialists (48.28%) - ($63,490)
Editors (81.70%) - ($63,400)
Dietitians and Nutritionists (63.33%) - ($63,090)
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education (67.34%) - ($62,870)
Energy Auditors (36.36%) - ($62,860)
Adapted Physical Education Specialists (71.43%) - ($62,820)
Public Relations Specialists (91.67%) - ($62,810)
Training and Development Specialists (69.44%) - ($62,700)
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School (73.75%) - ($62,460)
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School (82.73%) - ($62,320)
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School (80.62%) - ($62,270)
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products (33.89%) - ($62,070)
Special Education Teachers, Middle School (53.05%) - ($61,820)
Special Education Teachers, Preschool (63.43%) - ($61,400)
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education (84.39%) - ($60,940)
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education (77.30%) - ($60,810)
Forensic Science Technicians (39.37%) - ($60,590)
Real Estate Brokers (45.33%) - ($60,370)
Survey Researchers (50.00%) - ($59,870)
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers (55.00%) - ($59,660)
Fundraisers (95.24%) - ($59,610)
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers (45.22%) - ($58,450)
Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians (50.92%) - ($58,230)
Set and Exhibit Designers (33.33%) - ($58,180)
Fish and Game Wardens (79.35%) - ($58,040)
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education (86.20%) - ($57,860)
Music Therapists (84.62%) - ($57,310)
Interior Designers (90.47%) - ($57,060)
Lodging Managers (71.60%) - ($56,670)
Health Education Specialists (30.93%) - ($56,500)
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists (88.03%) - ($55,690)
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents (40.54%) - ($55,640)
Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors (52.22%) - ($55,350)
Brokerage Clerks (38.23%) - ($55,270)
Advertising Sales Agents (51.85%) - ($54,940)
Graphic Designers (61.54%) - ($53,380)
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians (70.00%) - ($53,340)
Private Detectives and Investigators (42.15%) - ($53,320)
Paralegals and Legal Assistants (39.10%) - ($52,920)
Computer User Support Specialists (33.20%) - ($52,690)
Remote Sensing Technicians (70.45%) - ($52,460)
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators (35.12%) - ($52,340)
Interpreters and Translators (54.72%) - ($52,330)
Insurance Sales Agents (46.90%) - ($52,180)
Clergy (31.41%) - ($51,940)
Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians (72.05%) - ($51,630)
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners (40.80%) - ($51,560)
Airfield Operations Specialists (50.86%) - ($51,330)
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers (32.32%) - ($51,010)
Statistical Assistants (61.28%) - ($50,360)
Exercise Physiologists (59.09%) - ($50,280)
Athletic Trainers (37.39%) - ($49,860)
Chemical Technicians (43.74%) - ($49,820)
Social Science Research Assistants (54.32%) - ($49,210)
Child, Family, and School Social Workers (68.66%) - ($48,430)
Audio and Video Technicians (42.67%) - ($47,920)
Recreational Therapists (88.00%) - ($47,710)
Desktop Publishers (38.70%) - ($47,560)
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health (63.64%) - ($46,850)
Biological Technicians (63.12%) - ($46,340)
Credit Counselors (40.00%) - ($46,170)
Directors, Religious Activities and Education (82.67%) - ($45,110)
Tax Preparers (31.82%) - ($44,300)
Cargo and Freight Agents (30.75%) - ($43,770)
Choreographers (30.00%) - ($43,680)
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping (33.81%) - ($43,250)
Community Health Workers (51.88%) - ($42,000)
Loan Interviewers and Clerks (38.26%) - ($41,370)
Proofreaders and Copy Markers (47.30%) - ($41,140)
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (32.66%) - ($39,530)
Rehabilitation Counselors (55.86%) - ($37,530)
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys (55.04%) - ($36,770)
Coaches and Scouts (48.89%) - ($36,330)
Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary (57.32%) - ($36,250)
Social and Human Service Assistants (40.46%) - ($35,960)
Residential Advisors (31.29%) - ($31,190)
Forest and Conservation Workers (58.01%) - ($30,640)
Recreation Workers (61.96%) - ($28,440)

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