2. Satellite Communications Engineer
Job Description: This type of engineer runs the “earth station” part of the satellite communication network. You are in charge of the facilities that house all of the equipment and create and maintain connections with broadcast satellites.
STEM Type: Producer
Median Salary: $84,000
Education Required: A bachelor’s degree in engineering is required to be a satellite communications engineer and technical knowledge in communication is helpful to achieve this career.
Recommended High School Classes: You should study math, science, and technology classes in high school in preparation for a job as a satellite communications engineer.