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Administrative/executive assistant - Average salary: $50,000

Administrative/executive assistant - Average salary: $50,000
Today's executive assistants need to be proficient in multiple computer software programs, and have to be able to multi-task with aplomb. However, it's a good way to get an office job without having to go to university.

15 careers that don't require a university degree

The saying "the higher the education, the higher the salary" isn't always the case. There are a number of career options that don't require a university degree - though most do require spending at least one year at a community college, where the annual tuition could run as high as $4,000. Here are 15 of the highest-paying careers that don't require setting foot on a university campus and the average salary for each. (Sources: CareerCast, Forbes, Kiplinger.com and Bankrate.com)