If you want to develop your communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills and apply your learning in real-world settings, then this is a good career path for you. A four-year degree or more is required for most careers in this area.
Employment in education occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment of social and human service positions is projected to grow 11 percent between now and 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is projected due to a growing elderly population and rising demand for healthcare and social services.
$34,300 - $81,600
Paralegal & Legal Assistant
$33,580 - $62,940
$32,620 - $61,330
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition.