Special Report

Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get With an Associate Degree

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38. Environmental science and protection technicians, including health
> Median annual wage: $46,170
> Total employment: 32,600
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +12.1%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 59.9%

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37. Chemical technicians
> Median annual wage: $48,160
> Total employment: 65,500
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +4.0%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 47.6%

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36. Medical equipment repairers
> Median annual wage: $49,210
> Total employment: 46,320
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +4.3%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 42.2%

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35. Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other
> Median annual wage: $49,670
> Total employment: 65,220
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +9.7%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 59.9%

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34. Environmental engineering technicians
> Median annual wage: $50,560
> Total employment: 17,310
> Employment growth projection (2016-2026): +12.9%
> Pct. workers w/ associate degree or more: 43.6%