Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree

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40. Fire inspectors and investigators
> Median annual wage: $59,260
> Typical on-the-job training needed: 5 years or more
> Total employment: 12,300
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +7.3%

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39. Makeup artists, theatrical and performance
> Median annual wage: $59,300
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 4,800
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +12.5%

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38. Stationary engineers and boiler operators
> Median annual wage: $59,890
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 35,700
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +4.8%

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37. Railroad conductors and yardmasters
> Median annual wage: $60,300
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 41,800
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -2.1%

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36. Locomotive firers
> Median annual wage: $60,360
> Typical on-the-job training needed: None
> Total employment: 1,200
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -78.6%