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Here Are The Highest Paying Jobs That Don’t Require A College Degree In 8 Oregon Cities

College is expensive. But the idea is generally, we hope, that college expenses will be calculated later, once a graduate has found a job. Of course, this is not always the case (see: student loan debt).

But, for people who don’t want to put money aside or go into debt for college, there are plenty of options in Oregon for jobs that don’t require a college degree.

Stacker used the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook to determine the highest-paying jobs in eight Oregon cities that don’t require a college degree.

Read more: These are the 10 highest paying jobs in the Portland area that only require a high school diploma

Grant Passes

1. Property, building and community association managers, paying an average annual salary of $82,170.

2. Front-line supervisors of mechanics, installers and repairers, paying an average annual salary of $76,070.

3. Electricians, paying an average annual salary of $74,030

Check out the 50 highest paying Grants Pass jobs that don’t require a college degree here.

Medford

1. Commercial pilots, paying an average annual salary of $118,580.

2. Frontline police and detective supervisors, paying an average annual salary of $116,720.

3. Front-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention responders, paying an average annual salary of $101,760.

Check out the 50 highest paying jobs in Medford that don’t require a college degree here.

Corvallis

1. Front-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention responders, paying an average annual salary of $115,840.

2. Frontline police and detective supervisors, paying an average annual salary of $108,530.

3. Front-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers, paying an average annual salary of $81,830.

Check out the 50 highest paying jobs in Corvallis that don’t require a college degree here.

Salem

1. Frontline police and detective supervisors, paying an average annual salary of $120,740.

2. Detectives and criminal investigators, paying an average annual salary of $102,100.

3. Front-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention responders, paying an average annual salary of $101,810.

Check out the 50 highest paying jobs in Salem that don’t require a college degree here.

The Bend-Redmond area

1. Frontline police and detective supervisors, paying an average annual salary of $114,760.

2. Power line installers and repairers, paying an average annual salary of $102,630.

3. Front-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention responders, paying an average annual salary of $93,410.

Explore Bend’s 50 highest paying jobs that don’t require a college degree here.

Eugene

1. Frontline police and detective supervisors, paying an average annual salary of $115,870.

2. Commercial pilots, paying an average annual salary of $109,150.

3. Power line installers and repairers, paying an average annual salary of $106,120.

Check out Eugene’s 50 highest paying jobs that don’t require a college degree here.

Albany

1. Front-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers, paying an average annual salary of $112,110.

2. Real estate brokers, paying an average annual salary of $89,090.

3. Power line installers and repairers, paying an average annual salary of $86,750.

Check out the 50 highest paying jobs in Albany that don’t require a college degree here.

The Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro area

1. Electricity distributors and dispatchers, paying an average annual salary of $129,570.

2. Athletes and sports competitors, paying an average annual salary of $128,900.

3. Frontline police and detective supervisors, paying an average annual salary of $121,960.

Check out the 50 highest paying jobs in Portland that don’t require a college degree here.

-Lizzy Acker

503-221-8052 lacker@oregonian.com, @lizzzyacker

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