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High-Paying Technical Jobs That Require Only an Associates Degree

Have You Thought About a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) or technical career?
These are just a few high-paying technical careers that require ONLY an associates degree or certificate:


Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians – Operate, install, calibrate, and maintain integrated computer/ communications systems, consoles, simulators, and other data acquisition, test,
and measurement instruments and equipment, which are used to launch, track, position, and evaluate
air and space vehicles. May record and interpret test data.

Salary: $58,000
Hourly: $29.00


Aircraft Mechanics – Make repairs, performs maintenance and completes inspections required by the FAA.

Salary: $52,800
Hourly: $26.40


Construction Manager – Coordinates all the work involved in building or maintaining structures.

Salary: $80,000
Hourly: $40.00


Dental Hygienist – Teaches people how to care for their teeth, performs exams, and cleans teeth.

Salary: $67,000
Hourly: $33.50


Electrical and Electronics Repairers – Repair and maintain commercial and industrial equipment.

Salary: $50,700
Hourly: $25.00


Fashion Designer – Studies fashion trends, sketches designs, selects colors and fabrics, and oversees production of clothing and accessories that consumer want to purchase.

Salary: $64,000
Hourly: $32.00


Nuclear Medicine Technologist – Uses scanners to create images of areas of a patient’s body.

Salary: $72,000
Hourly: $36.00


Radiation Therapist – Administers radiation treatment for patients with cancer.

Salary: $74,000
Hourly: $37.00


Registered Nurse – Care for and educate patients about their conditions, as well as establish trust and
build rapport with patients and their families. Daily duties include observing and recording patient behavior, consulting with physicians, establishing treatment plans and operating medical equipment.

Salary: $65,000
Hourly: $32.50


Wind Turbine Technician – Repairs and maintains the complicated machinery inside wind turbines.

Salary: $67,500
Hourly: $33.75


For a list of MATC associates and certificate programs,
visit http://www.matc.edu/about/campuses/downtown/degreelist.cfm