While furthering your education can have a positive effect on your paycheck, you don’t have to put yourself through 4 years or more of higher education in order to bring home a decent salary. Following, we would like to present you with a list we have compiled of the top 8 best vocational careers, ranked according to their median annual salary. The median salary refers to the amount at which half the people in the respective workforce earn more and half earn less. The figures used in the making of the countdown were taken from the statistics issued earlier this year by the US Bureau of Labor.
Most of the jobs listed in our countdown only require an Associate’s degree (2 years of study) or a degree from a technical school. Curious to see which the highest paid vocational jobs are? Let’s take a look at the countdown.