Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree

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5. Detectives and criminal investigators
> Median annual wage: $79,970
> Typical on-the-job training needed: Less than 5 years
> Total employment: 110,900
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +4.5%

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4. Power distributors and dispatchers
> Median annual wage: $82,510
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 11,600
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -2.5%

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3. First-line supervisors of police and detectives
> Median annual wage: $87,910
> Typical on-the-job training needed: Less than 5 years
> Total employment: 104,700
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +6.6%

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2. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers
> Median annual wage: $92,460
> Typical on-the-job training needed: 5 years or more
> Total employment: 115,500
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +6.7%

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1. Nuclear power reactor operators
> Median annual wage: $93,370
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 7,000
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -10.2%