15. Gas plant operators
Median pay in 2015 – $66,010
There are quite a few jobs that fit into this category that you can choose from, such as a gas controller, gas plant technician, and gas plant dispatcher, to name a few. Basically, what you’d have to do if you were to work in this area is be in charge of the operation and production of the gas plant. You’d work out of a control room and monitor a wide range of factors, such as the temperature, flow rate, and pressure, making sure everything is safe.