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There are frequently many education paths to a target occupation, and there are many occupations your education could apply to!

Minimum Education Competitive Education Occupation (click on name for Oregon profile!) National Average Pathway Level
Some College Some College Actors N/A  
Doctorate Doctorate Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Heari $92,110  
Bachelor Bachelor Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy T $50,650  
Bachelor Bachelor Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performer $62,080  
Doctorate Doctorate Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary $91,580  
Doctorate Doctorate Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondar $81,350  
Bachelor Bachelor Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators $59,770  
Doctorate Doctorate Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary $79,250  
Master Master Archivists $50,500  
Doctorate Doctorate Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Posts $73,020  
Bachelor Bachelor Art Directors $89,820  
Master Master Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $68,650  
None Some College Artists and Related Workers, All Other $61,360  
Doctorate Doctorate Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Tea $85,410  
Credential Credential Audio and Video Equipment Technicians $42,230  
Bachelor Bachelor Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialist $47,840  
Doctorate Doctorate Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary $76,650  
Bachelor Bachelor Broadcast News Analysts $56,680  
Associate Associate Broadcast Technicians $38,550  
Doctorate Doctorate Business Teachers, Postsecondary $77,490  
Bachelor Bachelor Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Pi $55,080  
Bachelor Bachelor Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School $57,560  
Bachelor Bachelor Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary Sch $57,320  
Doctorate Doctorate Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary $76,750  
HS/GED Some College Choreographers $48,240  
Bachelor Bachelor Clergy $45,740  
Bachelor Bachelor Coaches and Scouts $31,460  
Bachelor Bachelor Commercial and Industrial Designers $67,790  
Doctorate Doctorate Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $65,640  
Doctorate Doctorate Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $77,570  
Credential Credential Court Reporters $51,320  
None Some College Craft Artists $33,440  
Doctorate Doctorate Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Pos $59,590  
Master Master Curators $53,360  
None Some College Dancers N/A  
Bachelor Bachelor Designers, All Other $53,380  
Bachelor Bachelor Directors, Religious Activities and Education $38,610  
Doctorate Doctorate Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $95,770  
Bachelor Bachelor Editors $57,210  
Doctorate Doctorate Education Teachers, Postsecondary $62,520  
Bachelor Bachelor Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Othe $42,600  
Bachelor Bachelor Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Educati $55,800  
Doctorate Doctorate Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary $97,530  
Doctorate Doctorate English Language and Literature Teachers, Postseco $63,730  
None Some College Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Wo N/A  
Doctorate Doctorate Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary $78,340  
Master Master Farm and Home Management Advisors $49,490  
Bachelor Bachelor Fashion Designers $65,170  
Bachelor Bachelor Film and Video Editors $62,760  
Bachelor Bachelor Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and I $50,790  
Doctorate Doctorate Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postseco $63,500  
Doctorate Doctorate Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postse $85,880  
Doctorate Doctorate Geography Teachers, Postsecondary $76,810  
Bachelor Bachelor Graduate Teaching Assistants $34,240  
Bachelor Bachelor** Graphic Designers $47,640 Bachelor
Doctorate Doctorate Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $99,360  
Doctorate Doctorate History Teachers, Postsecondary $71,820  
Master Master Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary $69,190  
Master Master Instructional Coordinators $62,460  
Bachelor Bachelor Interior Designers $49,810  
Bachelor Bachelor Interpreters and Translators $46,120  
Doctorate Doctorate Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $125,880  
Doctorate Doctorate Judicial Law Clerks $51,760  
Bachelor Bachelor Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $52,620  
Doctorate Doctorate Law Teachers, Postsecondary $111,210  
Doctorate Doctorate Lawyers $118,160  
Master Master Librarians $57,680  
Doctorate Doctorate Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary $68,410  
Credential Credential Library Technicians $32,890  
Doctorate Doctorate Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $69,520  
HS/GED Certificate Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Oth $75,700  
HS/GED Certificate** Media and Communication Workers, All Other $43,600 13 credits
Bachelor Bachelor Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/ $56,720  
None None Models $21,870  
Bachelor Bachelor** Multimedia Artists and Animators $65,300 Bachelor
Bachelor Bachelor Museum Technicians and Conservators $40,040  
Bachelor Bachelor Music Directors and Composers $50,110  
None Some College Musicians and Singers N/A  
Master Master Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $69,130  
Associate Associate Paralegals and Legal Assistants $49,500  
Doctorate Doctorate Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $68,360  
HS/GED Some College Photographers $34,070  
Doctorate Doctorate Physics Teachers, Postsecondary $84,570  
Doctorate Doctorate Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary $79,210  
Doctorate Doctorate Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $64,400  
Associate Associate** Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education $28,790 AAS
Bachelor Bachelor Producers and Directors $70,950  
Doctorate Doctorate Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary $73,140  
Bachelor Bachelor** Public Relations Specialists $58,020 Articulated
Bachelor Bachelor Radio and Television Announcers $31,400  
Doctorate Doctorate Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecon $59,180  
Bachelor Bachelor Religious Workers, All Other $28,820  
Bachelor Bachelor Reporters and Correspondents $37,820  
Bachelor Bachelor Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Care $58,030  
Bachelor Bachelor Set and Exhibit Designers $50,990  
Doctorate Doctorate Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other $70,740  
Doctorate Doctorate Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $64,030  
Doctorate Doctorate Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $71,840  
Credential Credential Sound Engineering Technicians $53,680  
Bachelor Bachelor Special Education Teachers, All Other $53,860  
Bachelor Bachelor Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Eleme $57,040  
Bachelor Bachelor Special Education Teachers, Middle School $58,560  
Bachelor Bachelor** Special Education Teachers, Preschool $52,460 Bachelor
Bachelor Bachelor Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $59,700  
Some College Certificate** Teacher Assistants $25,410 30/50 credits
Bachelor Bachelor Teachers And Instructors, All Other, Except Substi $30,110  
Bachelor Bachelor Technical Writers $69,850  
Bachelor Bachelor Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $50,660  
Bachelor Bachelor Writers and Authors $61,240