Median Salary: $50,000 to $75,000 per year
Educational Requirements: Typically, a bachelor’s or master’s degree in math, physics, engineering, or computer science is needed.
Gearing Up: Join your school’s robotics, engineering, or coding club. Look for an observatory, a planetarium, or an engineering lab in your area, and see if it offers internship opportunities.
SOURCES: BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS, GLASSDOOR, COREY GRAY