Up to $200K Salaries in US Jobs Without College Degrees: CNBC
CNBC's Make It uncovers a shift in the US job market, with more Americans pursuing flexible careers without college degrees, potentially earning up to $200K....
- The American workforce is increasingly interested in flexible careers that don't require a bachelor's degree.
- Searches for "no degree jobs" have reached a peak in the U.S. according to Google Trends data.
- About 75% of U.S. jobs paying over $35,000 annually typically require a college degree, but only 38% of Americans have a bachelor's degree.
- Job seekers are attracted to roles with travel opportunities, flexible work schedules, and clear paths to entrepreneurship.
- The most Googled jobs in the U.S. are Real Estate Agent, Notary, and Travel Agent.
- These roles generally require only a high school diploma or GED, with no formal education beyond that.
- Compensation is a key factor for those seeking no-degree jobs, with high paying jobs without a degree being a top Google search.
- Average salaries for Travel Agents, Real Estate Agents, and Notaries vary significantly.
- The top 10% earners in real estate and notary professions can make over $100,000 and $200,000, respectively.
The article highlights a positive trend of increasing interest in flexible careers that don't require a bachelor's degree. It also emphasizes the challenges faced by both employers and workers due to the gap between job requirements and the percentage of Americans with a bachelor's degree. The mention of high paying jobs without a degree and the potential for high earnings in certain professions adds to the positive sentiment.