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Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands

Careers without a college degree - electrician working

Is your high school student eager to earn a salary? Does an AA degree, technical training, certificate, apprenticeship, or on-the-job training fit your family budget better than four years of college tuition?

If the answer is yes, there’s no need to panic about your child’s financial future. Dozens of high-paying jobs are available for high school graduates without a four-year college degree — and there’s an increasing need for all of the positions on this list.

Check out our 42 top career choices below, and present them to your daughter or son. All earn about $40,000 per year or more and have promising future job growth.

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