Special Report

Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get With an Associate Degree

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43. Broadcast technicians
> Median annual wage: $40,080
> Total employment: 31,580
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -3.2%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 48.7%

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42. Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping
> Median annual wage: $40,390
> Total employment: 124,600
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -1.8%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 48.1%

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41. Agricultural and food science technicians
> Median annual wage: $40,860
> Total employment: 21,290
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +6.3%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 44.9%

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40. Desktop publishers
> Median annual wage: $42,910
> Total employment: 10,740
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -14.0%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 52.0%

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39. Embalmers
> Median annual wage: $44,250
> Total employment: 4,070
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): -0.8%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 41.0%