This infographic contains list of jobs that doesn’t require formal college education. Little education, mostly till high school, is enough to go in to these profession. These can become your option is college education is beyond your reach.
Please keep in mind that I am no way in favor of leaving education and joining these profession. I am masters degree holder and a strong advocate for continuous learning. College degree may seem very high for most of us. There are alternative available community colleges are one prime example for that.
While you are doing your job there’s nothing that should stop you from getting educated and moving higher up and earning even more. If you are earning $53,000 by being a sales manager, why won’t you try to be store manager and earn $80,000? If you are a teacher in a primary school why can’t yous thrive to be a high school teacher or a college professor?