10 Jobs That Pay Six Figures Without A College Degree

1. Air Traffic Controller Photo via Shutterstock Air traffic controllers have to take a multitude of tests, participate in various medical screenings prior to employment, submit to an extensive background check, and take a lot of classes to learn how to become one.  But, you do not need a college degree Because of the importance and stress of the job, air traffic controllers get a healthy paycheck, as the average salary of an air traffic controller is $159,000 . In order to become a successful air traffic controller, you have…

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8 Blue Collar Jobs That Pay Six Figures

[wp_ad_camp_1] The old adage is that the only way to truly make it in America is with a college degree.  And it seems even that is hard nowadays.  For evidence, all you need to do is turn on the news every night and hear disheartening stories of down-and-out college graduates working for minimum wage. However, that is only one side of the story.  The reality is that you do not need to get a college degree to make a lot of money.  There are plenty of opportunities out there for…

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Tips for Finding an Entry Level Job

[wp_ad_camp_1] You’re fresh out of school and now it’s time to look for a job.  You have very little or no prior work experience but many jobs require years of prior experience.  This is a common problem among college graduates.  There are a lot of jobs out there available but many of them require a plethora of experience to apply. One of the first things you are probably told to do when looking for a job is to look at online job search engines; but every other college graduate is…

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Where Can I Get a Degree in Big Data?

[wp_ad_camp_1] Big data (also referred to as business analytics) is all the rave nowadays and information is the new currency.  As software gets more sophisticated at aggregating data, the economy is in need of people to interpret and decipher the data aggregated. However, academia has been slow to roll out degrees that can properly prepare students for a career in big data.  While many math, computers, informatics, and statistics majors will probably end up doing quite well in the big data field, many people agree that it is time to give big…

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The Future Of Freelancing

[wp_ad_camp_1] A quick scroll through any “Economy” section of the online news or newspaper will reveal that the job market isn’t so hot at the moment. Or you could just check your wallet and find out the same thing. People live in fear of losing their jobs, or in a constant state of panic over how they will manage to stretch their paycheck once again.  This bleak outlook is compounded by the infuriating fact that many of us in this situation have hard earned college degrees, as well as mountains…

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How to Deal with Difficult Coworkers

[wp_ad_camp_1] One of the most dreadful things you deal with on a daily basis if you work a 9 to 5 is difficult coworkers.  What is most frustrating is that you have plenty of things you would like to say to them—but you can’t—because it is a professional environment.  Well, the good news is that telling them off and letting them have a piece of your mind up isn’t the only way to deal with difficult coworkers.  Here are some additional things you can do to keep your difficult coworker…

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