Flying Magazine online recently published an article that covers the most currently in-demand professional careers in aviation. The article is a good summary of what each profession entails, how many jobs are predicted as being available in the next few years and the salary ranges that might be seen if you were to land a job in one of the areas. There is a link to additional information in each area.
You can read the full article here.
On another note, several commuter airline companies recently announced that they had raised their starting salaries for pilots. As reported by the Airplane Geeks podcast: American Airlines Group subsidiary Envoy Air announced they are raising their starting pay for new hires 47% to $37.90 per hour.