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Old 06-27-2013, 11:07 PM
 
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Hi,
Can anyone throw out some ideas for a good paying career for a quiet, shy/introvert person?
Good pay meaning- starting at atleast $40,000/yr or $50,000/yr and can go up from there after some years of experience.
Also not a 4 yr degree required as I am already in my early 30's. I honestly don't know what I want to do. I don't have a particular interest or passion in anything. I know I should already be in a steady career at my age. I hope it's not to late for me.

Thanks to anyone who has some smart suggestions/ideas.
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:24 AM
 
Location: Ft. Myers
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Well, I guess being a stripper is out ! What skills do you possess ?

Don
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:43 AM
 
Location: Santa Rosa
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Why don't you want to get a 4 year degree?
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:55 AM
 
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Medical billing and coding
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Paralegal
I am not sure the pay on these but less then a 4 year degree obviously the income will be less
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:10 AM
 
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Librarian, researcher, lab technology.
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:56 AM
 
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^Very few research jobs require less than a bachelors. Many entry-level positions require a 4yr degree, ie research coordinator, laboratory technician, data manager, etcetcetc. If you're lucky enough to find a position that doesn't require a degree, it definitely will not be at a starting salary of $40-50K/year
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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Truck driver
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:23 AM
 
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I only have childcare experience. But I don't really want to become a school Teacher. Teacher's don't make good money anyway.
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:25 AM
 
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Why don't you want to get a 4 year degree?
I never was good at school. I hated studying so I never got good grades.
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Old 06-28-2013, 09:26 AM
 
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I only have childcare experience. But I don't really want to become a school Teacher. Teacher's don't make good money anyway.
You need a degree for that anyway.
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