Top job with 2-year degree: air traffic controller

The top-paying jobs requiring an associate degree are air traffic controller (median pay of $108,040), construction manager ($83,860) and radiation therapist ($74,980). Jobs requiring a two-year degree are growing rapidly, lead by health care jobs.

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  1. Stacy in NJ says:

    The plethora of higher paying jobs in healthcare is a temporary phenomenon. As boomers die and as spending is reduced – either via Obamacare’s cost controls (ROFLMAO) or because we reprioritize due to economic failures, we will be reducing total expenditures on healthcare – we have to. Now, this cost cutting may happen at the high end rather than the low, and for the next 10-15 years these jobs may still be the best bang for the educational dollar.

  2. GEORGE LARSON says:

    I believe you can enlist to become an air traffic controller, back in the early 80s no college was required.