Eight Jobs With Good Pay - Right Away

By Carol Tice

In many careers, you start at the bottom rung and work for peanuts, in hopes of slowly moving up to a real paycheck. But some occupations skip the suffering and earn you solid pay on day one.

Jobs that pay well immediately can be found in a wide range of industries. Some require extensive education, some almost none. Here's a look at a variety of jobs where you can earn well from the start: