What are the highest paying jobs without having a degree?

September 17th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently, there have been growing debates over whether degree is relevant in having a good paying job. Issues like outsourcing and others have put the jobs of millions of degree workers at risk. Ironically, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that eight out of ten fastest-growing occupation in the United States after 2014 will not require a university degree.

Some high paying jobs that readily comes to mind and do not require degrees include Funeral Director with an estimated annual salary of $80,000, Dental Hygienist who can earn some $60,000, Detective and Criminal Investigator can also earn $54,000 yearly, Commercial Pilot with an estimated $54,000 annually and Real Estate Broker can earn some $58,000 per year.

It is surprising to know that there are several high paying jobs that do not require any degree. For instance an online course is available for those who want to enter the real estate market.

There are several other opportunities besides these ones as well.

Jobs like firefighting, plumbing, and auto mechanic and health technology are all available for those without any college degree and they are quite safe because it cannot be outsourced from the other side of the world.

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