4. Laser Engineer
Not only do you develop systems for laser use, but in optics careers such as laser engineering you also maintain equipment and troubleshoot issues that interrupt the processes from running properly. As technology advances, you work with equipment to make sure the new parts are installed correctly.
STEM Type: Designer
Median Salary: $70,466
Education Required: Master’s degree in physics, optics, or electrical engineering
Relevant High School Courses: Physics