Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree

Print Email

Source: Thinkstock

10. First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers
> Median annual wage: $76,170
> Typical on-the-job training needed: Less than 5 years
> Total employment: 59,100
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +7.2%

Source: Thinkstock

9. Power plant operators
> Median annual wage: $77,180
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 36,100
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +1.3%

Source: Thinkstock

8. Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay
> Median annual wage: $78,410
> Typical on-the-job training needed: Less than 5 years
> Total employment: 23,400
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +3.7%

Source: Thinkstock

7. Commercial pilots
> Median annual wage: $78,740
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 40,800
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +3.8%

Source: Thinkstock

6. Elevator installers and repairers
> Median annual wage: $79,480
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 22,100
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +12.1%