Secrets of the Job Hunt


Friday, March 03, 2006

20 great jobs that don't require a degree


Though it was once conventional wisdom that you needed to have a four-year college degree to be successful, many employment experts believe that maxim has become myth.
While a college education increases a worker's chances of earning more money, it's certainly not the only reliable path to well-paid and rewarding work.

Even though good jobs increasingly require some post-high school training, many still don't require a four-year degree. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, eight of the top 10 fastest-growing occupations through 2014 do not require a bachelor's degree.

Here are 5 of the top 20. For the rest of top paying jobs without a college degree continue here.

Air traffic controller
Annual income: $102,030

Storage and distribution manager
Annual income: $66,600

Transportation manager
Annual income: $66,600

Police and detectives supervisor
Annual income: $64,430

Non-retail sales manager
Annual income: $59,300

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