While job opportunities for non-degree holding professionals may seem scarce, there are still industries that provide a path to employment and great career growth for those who have never had the college experience.
Job search engine Adzuna has gathered data on hundreds of thousands of job listings over the past year to find which careers offer the highest average wage even if the employee does not have a degree. Click below to see which industries made the top 10.
1. Equities Trader:
Average Pay: $94,241
To have a career in trading stocks and shares, a college degree is not necessary as long as you’re a good salesman and have a deep attraction for understanding the ups and downs of the stock market. You will also need the necessary Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) approval when working in this industry.
Source: Business Insider