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Old 05-25-2019, 10:46 AM
Location: In a vehicle.
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Originally Posted by Motion View Post
What are some of the highest paying professions that don't require 4 years of college?
Machinist (BIL took a 2 year community college and then went to work for Boeing...makes $75 an hour)

Of course he's had to keep up with changes, so I guess in his spare time he has done some more college work.

I have two nephews who are "Personal Bankers" and one makes enough to support himself and family...He has 5 kids now Neither have college degrees....
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Old 05-25-2019, 02:56 PM
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Cutting hair.

A mother and son had a whop in the town we used to live in. Haircuts was all they did. No shampoos, colors, blow outs. Zip.

You come in, take a number, and get a dynamite haircut. When they were on a roll they were doing about 5 an hour each.

They made bank, both took several weeks off twice a year. He drove a Corvette.
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Old 05-26-2019, 05:38 AM
Location: Metro Detroit Michigan
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Any skilled tradesmen jobs, especially plumbing, electrical, carpenter, tool and die maker, mold maker pipe fitter millwright.
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Old 05-26-2019, 05:47 AM
Location: Candy Kingdom
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Originally Posted by AnotherTouchOfWhimsy View Post
If the trades aren't your thing, you can do SEO marketing and similar without a degree. That can be self-taught or learned for free or cheap online, and businesses looking for these services tend to want results more than a degree. If you've got an entrepreneurial spirit, you can start a business in a wide variety of fields with no degree and you can do quite well with it. It really depends on what you're interested in.
I was thinking of doing this - SEO marketing. I have an English degree, however, would I be turned away if I do have a college degree?
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