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Commercial pilot - Average salary: $67,000

Commercial pilot - Average salary: $67,000
It takes years of training and experience before pilots can apply for commercial carriers, but if you're dedicated and like travel, flying passenger jets could be the career for you.

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)