Most of these occupations require post-graduate qualifications. For example, they may require a masters degree, and some require a Ph.D., or M.D.
Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience plus specialist training to be able to do their job.
Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
Job Zone Examples
These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. They may also require very specialist skills. Very advanced communication and organisational skills are required. Examples include lawyers, aerospace engineers, wildlife biologists, school psychologists, surgeons, treasurers, and most scientists.
(thousands per year)*
39 - 100
Last Updated: March, 2017
|* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.|
Periodontist - a Dentist who specialises in the care of the gums and tissue surrounding the teeth.
|Podiatrist / Chiropodist|
|Dentist - Oral Surgeon|
|Doctor / GP|
|Obstetrician / Gynaecologist|
|Surgeon - Oral|
|Radiologist - Diagnostic|
|Clinical / Medical Technologist|
|Radiologist - Radiation Therapist|
|Organisation:||Dental Council of Ireland|
|Address:||57 Merrion Square, Dublin 2|
|Tel:||(01) 676 2069|
|A Week in My Dental Practice|