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There are frequently many education paths to a target occupation, and there are many occupations your education could apply to! Some occupations in this area have short-term certificates that expand your opportunities as you learn.
|Minimum Education||Competitive Education||Occupation (click on name for Oregon profile!)||National Average|
|HS/GED||Certificate**||Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency||$23,850|
|HS/GED||Some College||Correctional Officers and Jailers||$42,820|
|Doctorate||Doctorate||Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Pos||$59,590|
|HS/GED||Some College||Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$78,120|
|Bachelor||Bachelor||Emergency Management Directors||$70,500|
|Credential||Credential**||Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics||$32,670|
|Credential||Credential||Fire Inspectors and Investigators||$58,440|
|HS/GED||Some College||First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers||$60,560|
|Credential||Credential||First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Preven||$74,540|
|HS/GED||Some College||First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||$84,840|
|Bachelor||Bachelor||Fish and Game Wardens||$51,730|
|HS/GED||Some College||Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists||$36,230|
|Doctorate||Doctorate||Law Teachers, Postsecondary||$111,210|
|HS/GED||Some College||Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||$59,680|
|HS/GED||Some College||Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers||$38,870|
|HS/GED||Some College||Private Detectives and Investigators||$48,190|
|Bachelor||Bachelor||Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Spec||$50,160|
|HS/GED||Some College||Protective Service Workers, All Other||$28,720|
|HS/GED||Some College||Security Guards||$25,770|
|HS/GED||Some College||Transportation Security Screeners||$39,680|
About the Author: Jenny Jones has Master's of Science in Mathematics and an MBA. Her writing stems from her research as a TAACCCT grant data analyst and her passion for empowering individuals to greater intellectual heights through life-long learning.