Don’t have the time or money to get a bachelor’s degree?
It turns out that plenty of two-year associate degrees have a high return on investment. According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the 25 highest-paying jobs that require only an associate degree.
According to the most recent data, median pay ranges from $55,000 to $124,540 depending on the job. The majority of positions fell in the $55,460 to $74,999 median pay range, though five positions earned $75,000 or higher. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that — as of May 2018 — the median annual wage for all workers was $38,640, for comparison.
Keep reading for a look at the 25 highest-paying jobs for associate degrees, in order of lowest to highest median pay. We also included required work experience and on-the-job training (if any).
This is an update of a story originally written by Vivian Giang.