Average Salary: $79,870
What They Do
They collect information from a variety of sources, including surveillance, intelligence networks, law enforcement databases and geographic information systems. Then they analyze and evaluate the data to prevent terrorism and other organized crime.
Why It’s Hot
The BLS projects 28,300 job openings in this field through 2024. Not surprisingly, the bulk of these professionals finds jobs with the government or defense contractors.
What You’ll Need
Most employers will require a bachelor’s degree, although military experience may get you the job.
Companies Currently Hiring
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