12 Surprising Jobs that Pay Well
Who doesn’t want a high-paying job? You’re spending most of your day working hard away from your family, and you want to be compensated well for it. So, whether you’re looking for a new full-time job that doesn’t require a bachelor’s degree or a high-paying part-time gig, here are 12 surprising jobs that pay well.
The flight attendant union predicts that by 2023, 20,000 more flight attendants will be needed. That means over 100,000 flight attendants will be flying the friendly skies.
1. Flight Attendant
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, electrician jobs are expected to grow 11% by 2029, more than triple the growth rate for all other positions.
There is a shockingly high shortage of plumbers in America right now. In the next eight years, 21,000 new plumbers are needed to meet the demand. And while the average American plumber makes $56,000, in the Midwest, it’s one of the best jobs that pay well.
It might surprise you that being an automotive technician is one of the jobs that pay well in the U.S. Auto mechanics make an above-average salary.
4. Car Technician
According to US Insurance Agents, the average life insurance agent’s salary is $79,730 a year. Insurance agent salaries are often a combination of base pay, commission, and bonuses, making it a lucrative option for those who excel in a sales role.
5. Life Insurance Sales
If the idea of sales intrigues you, but insurance isn’t something you’re interested working in healthcare as a pharmaceutical or medical sales rep can also be lucrative.
6. Medical Sales Rep
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