No. 16: Post-secondary teachers
Professor Colin Adams teaches an undergraduate math class at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. This occupation is expected to see a 17.4 percent growth in jobs between 2010 and 2020, according to BLS. In 2010, people in this position had a median annual wage of $45,690. For this position, you need a doctoral or professional degree, according to BLS. Check out the job listings for post-secondary teacher positions in the Washington, D.C., area.