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