What are descent jobs for someone without a college degree?
I have a high school diploma and am willing to work hard. I am not expecting a lot of pay but descent enough to pay bills and raise money to pay college in the future. What kind of jobs could I get other than fast food? I am 22.
Asked By: I WONDER - 12/1/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
i would recommend driving a truck. there's a high demand, good steady paycheck, you work mostly on the road (away from the boss), and isn't going to leave you crippled with a bad back when you're 45... More
Answered By: Tom - 12/1/2012
Additional Answers (5)
If you are good with computers check these sites... More
Answered By: Tom - 12/1/2012
First of all it's "decent" not descent. Stuff like fast food can pay the bills, just not at first. People move up to management all the time at places like that. So I would recommend finding a company that likes to promote from within (a good interview question too) and stick with that for a while.
Answered By: Steve2245 - 12/1/2012
I suggest that you try to be a flight attendant since they pay you well. Some of the airlines do not look at college degree. It depends though.
Answered By: Hana - 12/1/2012
You don't need a degree, but you need to have something that gives you an edge if you want to make any money. You need a skill. If you know how to work on cars, go that route. I was learning to work on cars since I was a kid. I didn't go to college to learn any of that. There's construction, but you can be out of... More
Answered By: Raging Elephant - 12/1/2012
If you are free to move then check out the oil fields in North Dakota. They are begging for people.
Answered By: mos_19g30 - 12/1/2012
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Find Local Jobs Paying $18-$89/Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr Check Our Map of the 1700 Openings.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.