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What are some careers that make good money with only minimal education?

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What are some careers that make good money with only minimal education?

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Here are some of the best paying jobs for individuals who do not possess a postsecondary degree, according to the U.S. News & World Report:

  • Patrol Officer: the median salary for this occupation is $61,380 and high school education is needed
  • Executive Assistant: the median salary for this occupation is $59,340 and high school education is needed
  • Sales Representative: the median salary for this occupation is $58,510 and high school education is needed
  • Electrician: the median salary for this occupation is $55,190 and high school education is needed
  • Wind Turbine Technician: the median salary for this occupation is $54,370 and a postsecondary non-degree award is needed
  • Structural Iron and Steelworker: the median salary for this occupation is $53,970 and high school education is needed
  • Plumber: the median salary for this occupation is $53,910 and high school education is needed
  • Hearing Aid Specialist: the median salary for this occupation is $52,770 and high school education is needed

For more information about the top careers for a high school graduate, check out this article: Top 10 Careers for a High School Grad

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