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What are some jobs that require little education and have a pretty good salary?

So I'm only a junior in high school right now but lately the thought of what I am going to do with my life has not escaped my mind. I've been doing some research lately but still very confused and frustrated. I live in Tennessee but an willing to move. I have a 3.85GPA and rank 15 out of 201. I know I can get scholarships but college is just SOO expensive! I did want to be a nurse practitioner but I don't want to be in my 30's when my life is finally good and I have a good job. I want to have kids and spend time with them. I'm just open to any ideas or jobs that don't require much schooling and are well payed. Thank you:D

Asked By: - 2/15/2013
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You are asking this question in the Technology Career area. In the Tech career realm a Bachelors degree has been required for employment by almost all medium to large companies for the past 10-12 years. In addition to that you have to have a 3.0-3.5 minimum GPA. Right now almost 50-100 applicants show up for a single... More
Answered By: Richard L - 2/19/2013
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Venture Fund Capitalist.
Answered By: Auroch - 2/15/2013
 
Ditch digger, salesman.
Answered By: Zorro - 2/15/2013
 
Define well paid then do some research. Most jobs for people with no education do not pay more than minimum wage and no one can own a home, a car, have kids and raise and educate them on minimum wage. You might have to find a sugar daddy and pay the price of becoming a monogamous prostitute in order to have the life... More
Answered By: uuchurchlady - 2/15/2013
 
You are smart, but that doesn't get you far in the "real world". Employers are looking for that degree. They don't have a line on job applications for GPA. College is important for your future success. Talk with your guidance counselor about scholarships, get a part-time job to help with costs, and start at a... More
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Answered By: Patricia - 2/16/2013
 
You could be a thief or a mugger.
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Answered By: Adam - 2/16/2013
 
Find a sugar daddy!
Answered By: indie214 - 2/16/2013
 
Seriously - Railroad crew. Look on the career section of a railroad web site. They train you too. The pay is good and the pension plan is very good. However, for the first 10 years you work a lot of weird shifts.
Answered By: Chuckles - 2/16/2013
 
Someone was being a smart*** and said sales but sales is the worlds highest paying profession and that may be something to consider... More
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Answered By: John - 2/19/2013
 
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