Some 30 Million Jobs that Pay an Average of $55,000 Don’t Require Bachelor’s Degrees

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Some 30 Million Jobs that Pay an Average of $55,000 Don’t Require Bachelor’s Degrees
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DATE On April 30, 2018
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Some 30 Million jobs in the US that pay an average of $55,000 per year don’t require bachelor’s degrees.1
 
Many careers that do not require bachelor's degrees are in desperate need of qualified candidates. For example, between 2016 and 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that job growth for:

  • Construction managers will grow by eleven percent .2
  • Veterinary technologist and technician jobs are expected to increase by a whopping twenty percent during this period!3
  • Electricians will grow by nine percent.
  • Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic by sixteen percent5  
  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers will grow by six percent.6

 
As you can see, there are many rewarding careers that can save you the time and tuition spent on a traditional college degree. 
 
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References:
1High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University, NPR (formerly National Public Radio), https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/04/25/605092520/high-paying-trade-jobs-sit-empty-while-high-school-grads-line-up-for-university (retrieved  (retrieved April 29, 2018).
2 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Construction Managers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/construction-managers.htm (retrieved April 29, 2018).
3 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/veterinary-technologists-and-technicians.htm (retrieved April 29, 2018).
4 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Electricians, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/electricians.htm
5 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/production/metal-and-plastic-machine-workers.htm#tab-6 (retrieved April 29, 2018).
6 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/production/welders-cutters-solderers-and-brazers.htm#tab-6 (retrieved April 29, 2018).