10 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

best paying associate degree jobs
best paying associate degree jobs

With college tuition rates soaring, many people are reconsidering whether they need a four-year degree. Statistics show that adults with a bachelor's degree, in general, vastly out earn their lesser educated counterparts. But could you earn a good salary -- even up to six figures -- with just an associate degree from a less-expensive trade school or community college?

CareerBuilder (an AOL Jobs sponsor) recently gathered data from more than 90 national and state employment resources and found plenty of high-paying jobs that don't require a four-year degree, though some may require professional certification. The career website says these 10 occupations were tops when it comes to pay, based on median wages paid to U.S. workers.