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These 30 jobs are the highest paid and they do not require a bachelor’s degree

Even if you do not have any bachelor’s degree, you can still earn up to $122,950 (PKR 12.2 million) in a year. You must be wondering about the possibility of this statement? Well, US Bureau of Labor Statistics has recently released a list of 30 highest-paying jobs that doesn’t require a bachelor’s degree.

All you need is to have a maximum of two-year associate degree or a diploma from high school. The average annual salary is at least $62,000 (PKR 6.2 million).

Following is the list of 30 jobs that can help you in becoming a millionaire within a short span of time that too without a bachelor’s degree:

1- Air-traffic controllers

The primary responsibility of air-traffic controllers is to monitor and direct the movement of aircraft. Average annual wages of air-traffic controllers are the highest of any occupation in which workers typically do not need a bachelor’s degree.

Average annual salary (2015): $122,950 (PKR 12.2 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 7,500
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

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2- Nuclear power reactor operators

They operate or control nuclear reactors, move control rods, start and stop equipment, monitor and adjust controls, record data in logs, and implement emergency procedures when needed.

Average annual salary (2015): $88,560 (PKR 8.8 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 2,600
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

3- Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

They coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations.

Average annual salary (2015): $86,630 (PKR 8.6 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 27,100
Work experience: 5 years or more
On job training: None

4- First-line supervisors of police and detectives

They directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of a police force.

Average annual salary (2015): $82,090 (PKR 8.2 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 43,000
Work experience: Less than five years
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

5- Elevator installers and repairers

They assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

Average annual salary (2015): $80,870 (PKR 8 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 5,900
Work experience: None
On job training: Apprenticeship

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6- Power distributors and dispatchers

They coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.

Average annual salary (2015): $80,840 (PKR 8 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 3,900
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

7- Nuclear technicians

They assist physicists, engineers, and other professionals in nuclear research and nuclear production.

Average annual salary (2015): $80,260 (PKR 8 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 2,800
Work experience: None
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

8- Radiation therapists

They check equipment, observe patients’ reactions to treatment, and document sessions.

Average annual salary (2015): $80,220 (PKR 8 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 6,200
Work experience: None
On job training: None

9- Detectives and criminal investigators

They conduct investigations related to suspected violations of federal, state, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.

Average annual salary (2015): $77,210 (PKR 7.7 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 28,300
Work experience: Less than 5 years
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

10- Commercial pilots

They pilot and navigate the flight of fixed-wing aircraft on nonscheduled air-carrier routes or helicopters. Requires commercial-pilot certificate.

Average annual salary (2015): $76,150 (PKR 7.6 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 15,100
Work experience: None
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

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11- Nuclear medicine technologists

They use a scanner to create images of various areas of a patient’s body. They prepare radioactive drugs and administer them to patients undergoing the scans.

Average annual salary (2015): $73,360 (PKR 7.3 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 4,200
Work experience: None
On job training: None

12- Dental hygienists

They clean teeth, examine patients for oral diseases like gingivitis, and provide other preventative dental care.

Average annual salary (2015): $72,330 (PKR 7.2 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 70,300
Work experience: None
On job training: None

13- First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers

They directly supervise and coordinate activities of sales workers other than retail sales workers.

Average annual salary (2015): $72,300 (PKR 7.2 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 69,900
Work experience: Less than 5 years
On job training: None

14- Power-plant operators

They control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators.

Average annual salary (2015): $71,940 (PKR 7.1 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 14,100
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

15- Funeral-service directors

They plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes.

Average annual salary (2015): $70,890 (PKR 7 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 7,400
Work experience: Less than 5 years
On-the-job training: None

16- Transportation inspectors

They inspect equipment or goods in connection with the safe transport of cargo or people.

Average annual salary (2015): $70,820 (PKR 7 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 7,100
Work experience: None
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

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17- Postmasters and mail superintendents

They plan, direct, or coordinate operational, administrative, management, and supportive services of a US post office, or coordinate activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in an assigned post office.

Average annual salary (2015): $70,640 (PKR 7 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 3,800
Work experience: Less than 5 years
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

18- Diagnostic medical sonographers

They use special imaging equipment that directs sound waves into a patient’s body to assess and diagnose various medical conditions.

Average annual salary (2015): $68,970 (PKR 6.8 million)
Education required: Associate’s degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 27,500
Work experience: None
On job training: None

19- Gaming managers

They plan, direct, or coordinate gaming operations in a casino.

Average annual salary (2015): $68,380 (PKR 6.8 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 800
Work experience: Less than 5 years
On job training: None

20- Magnetic-resonance-imaging technologists

They monitor patient safety and comfort and view images of areas being scanned to ensure quality of pictures.

Average annual salary (2015): $67,720
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 9,800
Work experience: Less than 5 years
On job training: None

21- Electrical-power-line installers and repairers

They install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems.

Average annual salary (2015): $66,450 (PKR 6.6 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 60,300
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

22- Aerospace engineering and operations technicians

They operate and maintain equipment used in developing, testing, and producing new aircraft and spacecraft.

Average annual salary (2015): $66,180 (PKR 6.6 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 3,200
Work experience: None
On job training: None

23- Gas-plant operators

They distribute or process gas for utility companies and others by controlling compressors to maintain specified pressures on main pipelines.

Average annual salary (2015): $66,010 (PKR 6.6 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 6,300
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

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24- Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers

They operate or control petroleum refining or processing units.

Average annual salary (2015): $65,190 (PKR 6.5 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 17,000
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

25- Web developers

They design, create, and modify websites.

Average annual salary (2015): $64,970 (PKR 6.4 million)
Education required: Associate degree
Projected job openings (through 2024): 58,600
Work experience: None
On job training: None

26- Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

They run establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.

Average annual salary (2015): $64,170 (PKR 6.4 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 158,400
Work experience: 5 years or more
On job training: None

27- Signal and track switch repairers

They install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunication systems within a railroad system.

Average annual salary (2015): $63,840 (PKR 6.3 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 1,500
Work experience: None
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

28- First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

They directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers.

Average annual salary (2015): $63,010 (PKR 6.3 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 113,500
Work experience: Less than 5 years
On job training: None

29- Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Review settled claims to determine that payments and settlements are made in accordance with company practices and procedures.

Average annual salary(2015): $62,980 (PKR 6.2 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 84,000
Work experience: None
On job training: Long term on-the-job training

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30- Subway and streetcar operators

They transport passengers.

Average annual salary(2015): $62,360 (PKR 6.2 million)
Education required: High school diploma or equivalent
Projected job openings (through 2024): 5,200
Work experience: None
On job training: Moderate term on-the-job training

Which of the aforementioned jobs excited you the most?

Source: businessinsider

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