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10 Government Jobs That Pay Over 90K

10 Government Jobs That Pay Over 90K

Healthcare fields, science, and organization optimization are are high-demand.


Salary Range: GS-13 ($75,879.00 – $127,031.00)

In Demand Occupations:
Aeronautical Imagery | Feature Analyst
Aeronautical Analyst
NASA Astronaut
• Airline Pilots and Flight Engineers
• Aerospace Engineers

Projected Growth: 9% – 17%

Employees Needed: 27,000

Job Summary
• Core competencies and distinctive capabilities listed on the Air Force website are the following: “integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.”

• Be a United States citizen
• Be aged over 21 years old
• Pass a medical exam – checks vision, hearing, cardiovascular, mobility of extremities
• Pass an in-depth interview
• Pass an entrance exam
• Have the ability to work with complex, high-tech equipment
• Have 1,000 hours of experience in a jet aircraft
• Possess a four-year degree from an accredited university in engineering, science, or mathematics.

Internship Opportunities:
NASA’s critically acclaimed internship program is largely
considered one of the Top 10 Government Internships currently available.

Departments with High Demand:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Air Force

Search for Astronomer Jobs by GS Series Number: 1330

Air Traffic Controller | Transportation Specialist | Registered Nurses and Nurse Consultants | Public Health Advisor | Facilities Management Operations | Human Resource Specialist | Research Manager | Tax or Financial Analyst | Astronomer | Technical Project Management

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