X-Ray Technicians take diagnostic images of a patient’s body to help identify injuries and illnesses. They must have a detailed understanding of human anatomy and imaging technology. This career requires an Associate’s Degree. To prepare for this career you might explore the electromagnetic spectrum to better understand X-rays, study the human skeletal system, or study the structure of animate and inanimate objects to understand how they are held together. Potential salary: $57,000/year.