5. Clinical laboratory scientist
Percent Reporting High Levels of Meaning at Work: 86 Percent
Median Annual Pay: $76,100
Clinical laboratory scientists determine whether abnormal cells are cancerous. They figure out the type of bacteria causing an infection. The job requires at least a bachelor’s degree, as well as licensing and training to stay current with the latest medical advancements. Pursuing a specialty may require graduate work. View clinical laboratory scientist positions.