For many Americans, well-paying jobs that don’t require at least four years of college can seem scarce.

The median annual income for workers with an associate’s degree, which generally takes two years to complete, is $ 42,590, according to 2016 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. People with a high school diploma bring in $ 35,990 annually; non-diploma workers have even lower earnings at $ 26,210.

All of those salaries are below the median weekly pay for the nation’…
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