Everyone’s not cut out to be a doctor or a surgeon. Those are two of the highest paid professions in the United States. But not only is the education required out of many people’s budgets and time constraints, but everyone isn’t well-suited for the lifestyles required in those particular types of work.
Other top paying careers in the US, according to the Employment Policy Foundation, include careers like:
• Electronic and electrical engineers
• Computer and information systems managers
If you’re hoping to get into a top paying career but aren’t sure about all the time and money necessary to get one of them, then you should consider technical schools to get into the field that interests you. Technical schools and career colleges offer advanced education to help people get jobs as paralegals, electronic technicians, computer technicians, aircraft mechanics and medical assistants.
Those are excellent jobs that can help you determine if you want to get further education in the field and go on to higher paid positions and more lucrative careers in those fields. They can also serve to help you get employment in the field, which can help when it comes time to apply for the prestigious and selective universities. So look into technical schools today if you’re unsure about your future career goals and look at what’s available that can start benefiting you right now instead of 4 years from now.
**The salaries listed above are just an average range and may be higher or lower based on the location you are employed in, as well as the varying bonus and commission rates included for the chosen field. Metropolitan cities are typically on the higher end of the pay scales. Salaries are cited from Payscale.com, Indeed.com and the US Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor