Unless you were a high-ranking officer or NCO, chances are you’re looking to make a significant jump in pay with your civilian career. But similar to a lot of military transitioners, your lack of a degree might have you doubting your ability to land a job paying $100k+. When most people think about jobs that don’t require a degree the retail industry comes to mind, but we identified better industries to explore and they pay $100k!
Fields in medicine, engineering, dentistry and pharmacology all command high salaries but require years of schooling and specialized training to obtain. If you don’t see yourself going to school for 10 years to become a doctor, where do you go to find that high-paying job? If you are willing to work hard, you can get a job with a six-figure income without a college degree. We followed this article up with another blockbuster post about high paying jobs without a degree, it’s a must read!