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11. Health & Occupation Inspector
Median Salary: $70,720.00
Change in Salary (2008–2014): +13%
Total Employees: 36,600
Change in Employees (2008–2014): +26%
If you're looking for a job that has you ensuring others are abiding by certain standards and regulations, then you might want to consider a profession as a health and occupation inspector. Those in this field evaluate and monitor health and safety standards in places like restaurants, public facilities and municipal water systems, as well as develop strategies for the workplace to control risks regarding sanitation, pollution, and the handling and storage of hazardous substances. The projections for a growing workforce in this field looks promising through 2022, with 1.47 predicted jobs for every worker.