Financial Advisor Average Salary: $81,060
Accounting Manager Average Salary: $78,678
What They Do
This career orbits around money. There are an infinite number of paths to follow, from insurance and banking to corporate finance. Best part? Not all of them require a college degree (think insurance agent). This can be a lucrative, fast-paced, exciting career where the stakes are high.
Why It’s Hot
The BLS projects 30-percent growth for financial advisors through 2024; 12 percent for financial analysts and 9-percent growth for insurance agents.
What You’ll Need
Many positions require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. However, some careers can be launched with proper certification and/or licensing.