$46K+/year Veterinary technicians examine animals like dogs and cats to find out what might be wrong with them. They also vaccinate pets against deadly diseases and administer injections.
$47K+/year A dietitian prepares and monitors diets for individuals or groups. This includes planning menus, shopping for food, cooking nutritious meals, and serving those meals.
$50K+/year Optometrists look at the eyes through an optical instrument called a slit lamp to diagnose diseases such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, and other eye disorders.
$52K+/year Radiologic technologists operate imaging equipment to create pictures of internal organs and structures. These images are then sent to physicians for analysis.
$53K+/year Dental assistants assist dentists during routine procedures and surgeries. They take X-rays, apply anesthesia, and clean teeth.
$55K+/year Clinical laboratory scientists analyze blood samples and test urine samples for various substances. They may use chemical reagents to identify specific compounds in these samples.
$60K+/year Physical therapist assistants help people who have physical disabilities improve movement and function. PTAs treat injuries and illnesses, develop exercise programs, and teach others how to do exercises.
$65K+/year Registered Nurses have specialized knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathology, treatment techniques, and disease processes. RNs assess patients’ conditions, plan treatments, counsel patients and families, order tests, prepare medicines, and dress wounds.
$72K+/year Medical assistants perform many tasks related to medical care including taking medical histories, assisting doctors and nurses, preparing specimens, scheduling appointments, distributing medicine, and helping patients understand their diagnoses.
$100K+/year The pharmacist’s job is to ensure patients receive safe medication. A pharmacist ensures that medications are prescribed correctly and dispenses them safely. In addition, pharmacists work closely with physicians and nurses to monitor patient progress and provide counseling services.