4. Biosensors Engineer

tech careersWhat They Do: Biosensor technology (technology that responds to your body) has come a long way, as you can tell from the prevalence of FitBits and Apple watches you see almost everywhere these days. (Not to mention tons of other tech toys.)

As an engineer, you’ll do research on new technologies and build new prototypes. This tech career will put you in the center of an exciting and expanding field.

What They Earn: Median salary is $95,230

Education Required: A bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering will get you an entry-level gig, but employers are looking for a doctorate degree for the top-level positions. Idaho State University, Michigan State University, and Mississippi State University all have programs to help get you there. You can also check out the list of STEM Jobs Approved Colleges to find a school in your area.