I Can Be A ..., Career Watch 2017

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Worker

51-6011 - Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, linens, rugs, and carpets. 

Sample of reported job titles: Dry Cleaner, Laundry Aide, Laundry Assistant, Laundry Attendant, Laundry Housekeeper, Laundry Technician, Laundry Worker, Machine Operator, Personal Clothing Laundry Aide, Spotter
Earnings (Mean): $20,270 annual
Estimated workers employed: 1,758 
Education: No Formal Education Required


Funeral Services Worker

11-9061 - Funeral Services Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.

Sample of reported job titles: Arranging Funeral Director, Assistant Manager of Operations, Funeral Home Location Manager, Funeral Home Manager, Funeral Service Manager, Location Manager, Market Manager, Mortuary Operations Manager, Sales Manager, Prearranged Funerals, Scheduling Manager
Earnings (Mean): $69,780 annual
Estimated workers employed: 492
Education: Associate Degree


Fitness Trainer and Aerobics Instructors Worker

39-9031 - Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructor

Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.

Sample of reported job titles: Aerobics Instructor, Fitness Coordinator, Fitness Director, Fitness Instructor, Fitness Specialist, Fitness Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor, Group Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor
Earnings (Mean): $31,840 annual
Estimated workers employed: 1,349
Education: High School

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Manicurists and Pedicurists Worker

39-5092 - Manicurists and Pedicurists

Clean and shape customers' fingernails and toenails. May polish or decorate nails.

Sample of reported job titles: Manicurist, Nail Technician, Pedicurist
Earnings (Mean): $22,700 annual
Estimated workers employed: 255
Education: Postsecondary Non-degree Award


Mental Health And Substance Abuse Counseling Worker

21-1023 -  Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.

Sample of reported job titles: Case Manager, Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Therapist, Clinician, Counselor, Mental Health Therapist, Psychotherapist, Social Worker, Substance Abuse Counselor, Therapist
Earnings (Mean): $40,480 annual
Estimated workers employed: 738
Education: Bachelor's Degree