16 Careers That Improve The World

By Vivian Giang

At some point in your career, you may have to choose between making money and making a difference in the world.In Payscale's report published Tuesday, workers who have "high-meaning" yet low-paying jobs are typically in the public sector.

"Society values these workers in terms of what they add, even if they don't value them in terms of what they get paid," Katie Bardaro, lead economist at Payscale, told us.