What are the highest paying careers that don’t require a degree?

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a college degree to be successful.  These careers are just as fulfilling and financially rewarding as many degree-requiring positions, and they can all be acquired without the time, energy, and costs of a full degree: 

Job  Average Salary 
1.  Transportation & Distribution Manager $94,730 per year
2.  Power Plant Operator $83,020 per year 
3.  Commercial Pilot  $82,240 per year
4.  Elevator Technician  $79,780 per year
5.  Fire-Fighting Supervisor $76,330 per year
6.  Claims Adjuster  $65,670 per year
7.  Aircraft Mechanic  $62,920 per year
8.  Patrol Officer $61,380 per year
9. Fire Inspector  $60,200 per year
10. Executive Assistant $59,340 per year
11. Electrician (installation and repairs) $57,890 per year
12. Telecommunications Technician $56,100 per year
13. Wind Turbine Technician  $54,370 per year
14. Plumber  $53,910 per year
15. IT Support Specialist  $53,470 per year
16. Sound Engineering Technician  $52,930 per year
17. Brickmason and Blockmason $50,950 per year
18. Firefighter $49,620 per year
19. HVAC and Refrigeration Technicians $47,610 per year