11 jobs that could make you a millionaire

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One Easy Step to Becoming a Millionaire

There's no denying the fact that most people want to become a millionaire. The one thing that people don't realize, however, is that their dream of reaching the seven-figure status is completely possible.

While some achieve wealth through years of investing, saving or through family inheritance, there's another way you may not have thought of: a good-paying job.

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Not surprisingly, industries such as technology and medicine dominate the salary competition, but there are a few other unlikely careers that can help you become a millionaire, too. And what's more, some don't even require a college degree.

Whether you're looking for a career that will fast track you to millionaire status or want to put in the time and dedication, take a look at some of the most financially lucrative jobs in the slideshow below.

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Investment Banker 
Average Median Salary: $294,892

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Actor 
Potential Salary Earnings: Up to $80 million per movie

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Author 
Average Median Salary: $65,960

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Professional Athlete 
Average Median Salary: $12.6 million

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Entrepreneur 
Average Median Salary: $171,610 

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Lawyer 
Average Median Salary: $155,894

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Air Traffic Controller 
Average Median Salary: $122,950

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CPA 
Average Median Salary: $92,444

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Real Estate Agent 
Average Median Salary: $222,375

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Insurance Broker 
Average Median Salary: $105,680

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CEO 
Average Median Salary: $745,170

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