2. IT Manager
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IT Managers are responsible for the flawless functioning of a company’s computer network. Because a network that doesn’t function well means loss of profit, employers are willing to pay top dollars for experienced IT managers. Although you do not need a college degree, you do need to stay on top of current technology and continuously learn and adapt to new technological advances.
Although the job requires you to deal with a lot of user errors and troubleshoot, the job is usually very stable, with great benefits. Salaries for IT managers range between $53,000 to $125,000, depending on level of experience, locality, and employer.