If you have the brains and determination, a career as a medical scientist is certainly a lucrative one, with a median income of $76,080 in an area that is expected to grow 13%.
Diet and nutrition science
Interested in becoming a dietitian or nutritionist? This career path is likely to earn you $55,240 annually and is expected to grow around 21% in the coming years.
Geological and Petroleum technology
As a geological and petroleum technician, you can earn a median of $52,700 per year, and the area is expected to expand by 15% by 2022. Although it is not an easy route to go down, it is certainly a good one if it is an area you are interested in.