Best Paying Jobs Without A Degree

The best paying jobs without degree? While a college degree is still worth it, there are jobs that offering high paying positions without one. We have a list of the best employment positions available.

There are growing signs that you don’t need a complete education to get rewarding employment. However, getting an education has it benefits in the business world. You can get one of the best paying jobs without a degree.

In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), eight of the 10 fastest-growing occupations through 2014 don’t require a higher education. Some of these jobs include health technology, plumbing, firefighting and automotive repair. Moreover, they are less vulnerable to outsourcing.

After all, if a fire breaks out, you need the fire department to be a few blocks away, not halfway around the world.

Success comes from learning. If you don’t have a college degree, but you are a lifelong learner devoted to developing yourself and learning new and relevant skills, you will be successful. Most people enjoy what they do for a living and never took time to complete their education.

If you are under the assumption (that I was at an earlier point in my life) that you can get a degree, quit learning and coast through life, you are likely to be disappointed.

Here’s a list of some occupations that don’t require a degree:

Funeral Director: $80K

Real estate broker: $58K

Dental hygienist: $60K

Detective and criminal investigator: $54K

Commercial pilot: $54K