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People with career and technical educations and community college associate's degrees are more likely to be employed than their counterparts with bachelor's degrees. Some 30 million jobs in the United States that pay an average of $55,000 per year don't require four-year academic degrees.
Best paying jobs for people with a high school diploma or less.
It's not true that a college education is required for every good paying job. This selector features over 120 occupations that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics require only a high school diploma or less and pay a median wage from about $36,000 to over $80,000 per year. Wages vary by geography. Over half these jobs require moderate to long-term on-the-job training or apprenticeships, while the remainder require a short-term or no on-the-job training.