Six-Figure Salary Jobs Without A College Degree

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People often try to enter a college or university with the aim at getting a four-year degree to find good jobs with high salaries in the future. But, this doesn’t mean they cannot make big trucks without the education. Actually, people have a lot of chances to look for six-figure salaries that don’t ask a college degree like working as air traffic controller or becoming a fashion designer.

 

Air traffic controller

90th percentile income: $161,650

75th percentile income: $142,430

Median annual salary: $109,850


In the case you cannot get a four-year degree, let consider to become an air traffic controller because you may earn big bucks

In the case you cannot get a four-year degree, consider to become an air traffic controller because you may earn big bucks

 

Fashion designer

90th percentile income: $130,900

75th percentile income: $90,020

Median annual salary: $64,260


If you are a real creative genius and own a good sense of fashion, you can completely become a fashion designer with only high school education. However, you should attend some training courses related to color, textiles, pattern making and computer-aided design

If you are a real creative genius and own a good sense of fashion, you can completely become a fashion designer with only high school education. However, you should attend some training courses related to color, textiles, pattern making and computer-aided design

 

Fire chief

90th percentile income: $109,750

75th percentile income: $87,190

Median annual salary: $68,250


With only a high school diploma, you may be accepted into a fire department, where you will attend classes and do practical training. You should work through the ranks to become a fire chef

With only a high school diploma, you may be accepted into a fire department, where you will attend classes and do practical training. You should work through the ranks to become a fire chef

 

Network systems and data communications analyst

90th percentile income: $116,120

75th percentile income: $55,900

Median annual salary: $73,250


Training requirements for network systems and data communications analysts are very different. Some companies demand a bachelor’s degree but some ask an associate degree or professional certification. Of course, work experience is an advantage when you apply for the position

Training requirements for network systems and data communications analysts are very different. Some companies demand a bachelor’s degree but some ask an associate degree or professional certification. Of course, work experience is an advantage when you apply for the position

 

Police and detective supervisor

90th percentile income: $116,340

75th percentile income: $94,560

Median annual salary: $76,500


A few police squads ask a year or two of college-level course work but the rest only requires a high school education plus experience

A few police squads ask a year or two of college-level course work but the rest only requires a high school education plus experience

 

Radiation therapists

90th percentile income: $107,230

75th percentile income: $90,650

Median annual salary: $74,170


Though you can work as radiation therapists without a degree, a training course or a 12-month certificate program in radiation therapy is a compulsory requirement for the job

Though you can work as radiation therapists without a degree, a training course or a 12-month certificate program in radiation therapy is a compulsory requirement for the job

 

 

Related links:

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This article was published on 2011/05/23