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5 high paying careers that don’t need a degree

5 high paying careers that don’t need a degree

We are always taught that high-paying careers require a good degree from a better college. But in this article, we will tell you about 5 career options you can choose that don’t even require a degree.

We all need a secure lifestyle and a bright future. For that, choosing a high-paying, satisfactory career is a very important decision in your life.

But nowadays your educational career doesn’t define you. All you have to do is, choose the career according to your liking and excel in it.

Here is the list of 5 high paying careers which don’t even need a formal degree:

  • YouTube career
  • Entrepreneur
  • Blogger
  • Photographer
  • Artist

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Let’s just dig into these career options.

1. YouTube career

It is not a job. This career will not give you a fixed monthly salary. But you earn as much as you can according to your skill, through this platform. But remember, you have to keep patience.

Many people jump into this platform just only for money. After sometimes they lose their patience and end up earning nothing.

But if you gain massive popularity with time on this platform, and use your skills to improve your content, these will really help you to earn a huge amount of money.

No degrees or courses are required to step into this career. Just some basic skills are required for this platform. You have to know how to edit videos and have to be interactive with your audience.

Also, uniqueness is a must in this platform. At the very beginning, there is hardly any chance to earn money from this platform. But, once you reach a landmark of a certain subscriber count in your channel, you can earn huge money from your uploaded videos depending on viewers’ count.

You can find different genres on this platform, like, gaming, vlogging, comedy, Tech review, online education, makeup tutorial, cooking, etc. You can choose any genre according to your liking.

There is plenty of example of YouTubers, who have chosen this career as a full-time career. Like, the largest individual content creator on YouTube, with over 106 million subscribers, ‘Piwdiepie’ or largest Indian individual content creator, ‘Carryminati’ with over 24 million subscribers.

2. Entrepreneur

Not everyone is cut out to be an employee. Some of them want to start their own business.

Obviously, you will be your own boss in this career. So, no degree is required for this specific field.

But what’s most needed is the knowledge about the market and skills. Otherwise, you will end up losing everything.

Though a conventional degree is not required in this field, your skill and dedication play an important role.

If your company, turns into a popular brand, you can earn what you can’t even expect. So if you are confident enough in this field, just go for it.


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3. Blogger

There is a huge demand for content writers/bloggers not only in India but all over the world.

No specific course needs to be taken, or no degree is required in this particular field. But what is required, is a good grip on your language and writing skills.

You can start by writing on your own blog or you can find some jobs as a full-time or as a freelancer, for writing good quality content.

Once you gain enough experience in this field, you can on a lump sum amount of money in this particular sector.

4. Photographer

No conventional educational degree is required in this field. But what is required, is passion and obviously a camera.

There are different sectors under the vast umbrella of photography. There are wildlife photography, travel photography, sports photography, and many more.

You can earn a huge amount of money just by selling your clicked pictures on websites like Shutterstock.

Passion for photography is the most important factor in this career. If you are not that attached to photography, then this field is not for you.

Also, you should have knowledge of editing the captured photographs.

Though, most of the photographers tend towards the camera, nowadays with the help of a mobile phone’s camera you can click stunning photos. Depending upon the quality and uniqueness of your photos, you can earn as much as possible.

Though no conventional degree is required in this field, there are some crash courses, which can improve your skill in photography.

5. Artist

There are many branches of art. Painting, play, singing, dancing, and make-up all fall under it. You can pick up any option among these that you are passionate about and pursue a career in it.

Your artwork should be unique and creative.

No conventional degree is required in “Art”. But what is required is the true mentality of an artist. You can a lump sum amount of money from this sector.


Also Read: 5 popular websites to improve your skills online


These are the top 5 high-paying careers that don’t need a degree.

That’s it from our side. Hope it was helpful, best of luck in choosing the career most suitable for you.

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