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3. Detectives and criminal investigators
> Unemployment rate: 0.3%
> Labor force: 130,000
> Median annual wage: $86,940
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: +2.5%
> Typical entry-level education requirement: High school diploma or equivalent

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2. Veterinarians
> Unemployment rate: 0.3%
> Labor force: 104,000
> Median annual wage: $99,250
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: +16.7%
> Typical entry-level education requirement: Doctoral or professional degree

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1. Religious activities and education directors
> Unemployment rate: 0.2%
> Labor force: 67,000
> Median annual wage: $45,110
> Projected employment change 2020-2030: +2.1%
> Typical entry-level education requirement: Bachelor’s degree

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