Is it impossible to find a decent paying job without a College Degree?

If so what kind of jobs are out there in the world that don't require a College Degree?

Asked By: - 8/4/2010
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Yes, it can be done. It is also possible to go to college and wind up with a low paying job. It's possible to not go to college and become a billionaire. It's possible to get a PhD and then become homeless. All are "possible... More
Answered By: CoachT - 8/4/2010
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Being a plumber is a well paying job. There are a bunch of other "trades" a person can go into that have a decent pay and you don't need to go to college for. Some people weren't meant to go to college, and they shouldn't be forced to.
Answered By: Anon - 8/4/2010
you could always go to the vocational school for 2 weeks and get a phlebotomy certificate. Hospitals pay you really good!
Answered By: BananaMana - 8/4/2010
Most white-collar business administration jobs SAY they require a degree, but will gladly take in someone with experience... More
Answered By: Indalecio Celesta - 8/4/2010
Mail carrier. Lots of people are competing for that career because all you need is a sharp memory, physical strength, & a high school diploma & you get a decent paycheck as someone with a 4 year college degree. It saves time & gets you in shape for Summer! Modeling is another job that is kind of equal to a mail carrier... More
Answered By: Nome - 8/4/2010
Primarily manual labor. Construction workers, maintenance, sanitation, and manufacturing labor are all decently paid positions with opportunities for advancement. Telemarketing is also an option... More
Answered By: Ashley D - 8/4/2010
Absolutely not. I never went to college, but I work in the dispatching department of an expedited freight company and make good money. I make nine dollars an hour, however on top of that I make a three and a half percent commission. Take today for example. I'm working a six hour desk job shift from two p.m. until eight... More
Answered By: Andrew - 8/4/2010
There are a lot of jobs that don't require a college degree but no matter what you think a person with a college degree will make more money. Because it tells future employers that you have direction, your prepared, you can do the work, you have experience, and all that bumper sticker crap lol. There is one exception... More
Answered By: NYU124 - 8/4/2010
Well, what's your definition of decent paying... More
Answered By: Jordan - 8/4/2010
Sure, if you want a mediocre job. It is NOT impossible to be succesful without a degree, but it is extremely hard. You have a better chance of landing a better job with a degree. Do yourself a favor and get a degree
Answered By: neil - 8/4/2010
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