If you are like most servicemembers and military veterans, you are hoping to land a civilian job that will be challenging and maximize your skills and experience. Fortunately many employers are ready to offer you that opportunity. But in today's competitive job market having a degree or professional certificate is no longer a luxury - it's a necessity.In addition, in today's knowledge driven economy and job market, "the more you know the more you're worth." Over a lifetime the difference between having a college degree or not can be worth millions of dollars
The following three careers are considered the most sought after. Coincidentally, according the Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, having a degree can help get you started in the career fields considered among the best employment prospects.
Remember the economy will rebound, be ready when it does by getting a degree in one of the following career fields:
- Information Security Analysts: Average salary $75,000+
- Interpreters and Translators: Average salary $35,000 - $54,000
- Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists: Average salary $55,000 - $74,999