Top Paying Jobs That Don’t Require A Degree


In todays changing world, there is a belief that you need to be college educated in order to receive a well-paid and rewarding job. However, that is not the case. Whether or not you have a college degree, what matters is that you continue to learn. The key to success comes from learning. Below is a list of jobs that do not require a four-year degree, although some of them do require some kind of a degree or some sort of formal training.

-Air Traffic Controller: $102,030 per year

-Industrial Production Manager: $73,000

-Storage and Distribution Manager: $69,898

-Gaming Manager: $64,880

-Nuclear Power Reactor Operator: $64,090

-Computer Specialist: $59,480

-Elevator Installer and Repairer: $58,710

-Dental Hygienist: $59,790

-Fashion Designer: $55,840

-Detective and Criminal Investigator: $53,990

-Commercial Pilot: $53,870

Author of But What If I Don’t Want To Go To College? A Guide To Success Through Alternative Education, Harlow Unger says, “The thing to keep in mind is that there are something like 50 million jobs out there that don’t require a bachelor’s degree and pay upwards of $40,000 a year”. While college may have been the only route for the Baby Boom generation, that is not the case now because workers are judged based on their skills and not what’s on paper.


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