10. Human Factors & Industrial Design
Individuals in these positions must be able to combine their knowledge of engineering and technology with elements of psychology in order to develop smooth-working interfaces between machines and humans, with a focus on usability, ergonomics and aesthetic product design. A college degree is typically required. Interestingly, the explosive growth of the gaming industry has provided aviation with many new human factors professionals while also costing them others, who choose MMOs over avionics technology.
Salary Range: $45,000–$172,000