8. Speech-Language Pathologist
Speech and language pathologist can work on their own or become part of a health-care team. Assessing and treating delays and disorders in speech, voice, language and fluency are their main duties. They can also conduct scientific research on their field or teach how to work with persons with every kind of communicative disorders. Working everywhere from schools, hospitals, nursing homes, or even as a private practitioner, this job allows you to empower others and help people express themselves. Median hourly pay is $34.04.