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No Degree? Here Are 10 High Salary Jobs Which Don’t Demand Education


No Degree? Here Are 10 High Salary Jobs Which Don’t Demand Education

Education has not remained that easy these days. Not talking about the complex and large books of students but the way institutes have been charging the parents up recently.

The cost of education has increased dramatically in past some years and for the same reason, we all have noticed a sudden rise of interest among youngsters to take up paid internship somewhere and support their education.

While it’s not possible for all and there is a huge number of educated population living without jobs already, it seems better to make your work place the learning environment and take up a job which pays you well without getting traditional degrees in hands. You can always get the education later if you have the passion for it and money in hands.

So here are those magical jobs that can solve your problem of money to a large extent and create a base for future education too. Note that these jobs may not be available at the same wage in India, so you may need to live in the different country for this. Also, the suggested wage is from 2016 records.

1. Air Traffic Controllers

You don’t need any major degree for this. Just an associate degree will work and the median annual wage for this job is $122,410 (Rs 78.50 lakhs approx)

Your responsibility will be to monitor and direct the movement of aircraft. Long term on the job training will be given.

2. Nuclear power reactor operators

A person interested in this job gets a median annual wage of $ 91,170 (Rs 58.50 lakhs approx) and the required qualification is high school diploma or equivalent.

He must be able and willing to handle the work like operating or controlling nuclear reactors. Move control rods, start and stop equipment, monitor and adjust controls, and record data in logs. Implement emergency procedures when needed.

The job comes with a lot of danger and great responsibility as nuclear reactors can break the hell if go wrong.

3. Power distributors and dispatchers

The job includes responsibility to coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam. Educational qualification required is High school diploma or equivalent and median annual wage is $81,900 (Rs 52.50 lakhs).

4. Radiation Therapists

You just need an Associate degree to be a Radiation Therapists. If you are good in observation, you are best for this job which includes the responsibilities like checking the equipments, observe patients reactions to treatment, and document the session.

The median annual wage for this job is $80,160 (Rs 51.50 lakhs).

5. Elevator installers and repairers

The job requires you to have just a high school diploma or equivalent. The median annual wage is $78,890 (Rs 50.50 lakhs) and demands responsibilities of assemble, install, repair or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

6. Detectives & Criminals Investigators

Now you already know what detectives and criminal investigators are supposed to do. You need to have the talent to conduct investigations related to suspected violations of Federal, State, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes.

Regarding education, you need to have high school diploma or equivalent and Bingo! you are ready for that job of $78,120 (Rs 50 lakhs) median annual wage.

7. Commercial Pilots

With a basic educational qualification of high school diploma or equivalent and commercial pilot certificate, you can apply for this job.

The job revolves around navigating the flight of fixed-wing aircraft on nonscheduled air carrier routes, or helicopters and promises the median annual wage of $77,200 (Rs 49.50 lakhs).

8. Power plant operators


Requires High school diploma or equivalent as educational qualification and responsibilties to control, operate, or maintain machinery to generate electric power. Includes auxiliary equipment operators.

Median annual wage is $74,690 (Rs 48 lakhs)

9. Funeral Service Directors

You require nothing but associate degree for the responsibility which includes work to plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes.

Median annual wage is $73,830 (Rs 47.25 lakhs)

10. Gaming managers

You must have High school diploma or equivalent and should be able to plan, direct, or coordinate gaming operations in a casino.

Median annual wage is $69,180 (Rs 44.25 lakhs).

What say? Are you going to pick any of these listed jobs?

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