ICYMI: The Highest Paying Jobs In ABQ That Don't Require A Degree


High school students are constantly told that they should attend college if they want to have a successful future. However, there are tons of jobs that do not require a college degree, and many of them pay really well,reported KRQE.

So what are the highest-paying jobs in that don't require a degree?

Stacker compiled a list of jobs that do not require higher education using the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook. Here are the top 10 highest-paying jobs in Albuquerque that do not require a degree:

#10. First-line supervisors of non-retail sale workers

  • Average annual salary: $67,390
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#9. Tax Preparers

  • Average annual salary: $67,790
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#8. Lodging Managers

  • Average annual salary: $68,820
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#7. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers

  • Average annual salary: $69,590
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#6. Elevator and escalator installers and repairers

  • Average annual salary: $78,390
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#5. Detectives and criminal investigators

  • Average annual salary: $85,170
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

$4. Transportation inspectors

  • Average annual salary: $85,390
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#3. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

  • Average annual salary: $91,660
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#2. First-line supervisors of police and detectives

  • Average annual salary: $92,370
  • requires a high school diploma or equivalent

#1. Commercial pilots

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