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10 Profitable Jobs for 2-year Degrees May 14, 2009

Filed under: Assessments & Education,Career & Workplace,Job Search,Salary — erinkennedy @ 12:30 pm

(A warm thanks to Laura DeCarlo from Career Directors International (CDI) for this excellent information!)
* 10 Highly Profitable 2-Year Degree Jobs                    

According to the Payscale.com article, 10 Highly Profitable 2-Year Degree Jobs, by Michelle Goodman, the following careers can be most easily entered by clients seeking career change with only a 2-year degree:

1. Physical Therapist Assistant – average $46,111.

2. Web Designer – average $48,785.

3. Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technician – average $47,163.
4. Registered Nurse – average $55,276.

5. Computer Support Specialist – average $46,111.

6. Executive or Administrative Assistant – average $37,669.

7. Dental Hygienist – average $57,148.

8. Surveying or Mapping Technician – average $42,104.

9. Veterinary Technician – average $33,363.

10. Camera Operator – average $42,558.
Great list.
P.S. I am almost back to blogging full time. Just a few more surprises up my sleeve for you! 🙂
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2 Responses to “10 Profitable Jobs for 2-year Degrees”

  1. lapeerclik Says:

    Yeah, that is a great list. At the New Economy conference I attended recently, they underscored just how essential it is to go beyond high school. That doesn’t necessarily mean a four-year degree, as your list demonstrates.

  2. erinkennedy Says:

    Exactly!

    There is such value in these jobs and degrees, but I think a lot of people forget about them.

    Thanks, LC! 🙂


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