1 of 10
Click ‘Next’ to View Gallery
With the cost of tuition rising daily, it’s becoming less and less worth it to go to college. After all, what’s the point? Sure, you may get that high paying job, but your whole salary will go toward paying off debt – for years! Wouldn’t it be great if you could get a high paying job without the debt? Well now you can with these jobs that pay over six figures without you ever needing to step foot in a college. Check them out.
Air Traffic Controller
While you have to pass a multitude of tests that screen for certain skill sets to become an air traffic controller – it’s nothing compared to spending four to eight years in school just to get a job that pays the same. An air traffic controller can earn up to $159,000 a year.
An IT manager is responsible for the smooth running of a company’s computer network. So naturally, they’re very much in demand and valuable. As long as you have some computer training, you can skip school and go right into earning anywhere from $53,000 to $125,000 a year!
Don’t believe the hype that pilots make next to nothing. An experienced pilot, who doesn’t need a degree, can earn up to $110,000 a year.
Not sure what a Longshoreman is? They load and unload heavy cargo at the docks and shipyards using cranes, along with other machinery. While you’ll need to take a course on how to operate these machines properly, you can expect to top out at $55 an hour – which equates to over $100,000 a year.
Online Marketing Manager
With the Internet expanding daily, the need for online marketers is huge. Currently, most colleges don’t have courses for online marketers, and so because of that, you don’t need formal training. A good online marketer can make just about $100,000 a year.
Lawsuits are not going anywhere. In fact, the courts are busier than ever. So as long as you can type 225 words a minute, you can become a very much in demand court reporter that easily earns six figures a year.
Moving up in the construction world is as simple as being physically capable, and, having a good head on your shoulders. If you can work your way up the construction ladder to manager (no pun intended), then you could find yourself earning upwards of $150,000 a year.
Real Estate Agent
While you need a real estate agent license, which requires a small investment of time and money, you can become a real estate agent where in terms of income, the sky’s the limit. This one is highly recommended for those who are well connected, as friends always buy from friends.