Top-Paying Jobs Vancouver You Can Get Without A University Degree?

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University isn’t for everyone, and there are plenty of well-paying jobs out there for those who don’t see themselves taking on a few more years of school after Grade 12.

According to a list compiled by job site, half of the top 10 jobs for people without a degree have an average salary above $75,000, and a couple crack six figures.

Even though a recent study shows university graduates make more money regardless of the subject, it’s not the path everyone chooses to take after high school.

Many of the top-paying roles that don’t need a degree still require some kind of specialized training. But it’s still a far cry from spending four or more years at a university.

The list showed the average salary posted for each of the top ten jobs, and the number of positions posted per 1 million job postings in Canada from May to July of this year.


1. Web developer, $61,822 – 1253

2. Electrician, $62,339 – 1290

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3. Sales executive, $63,017 – 623

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4. Construction inspector, $64,675 – 100

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5. App developer, $66,058 – 1,117

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6. Pilot, $75,396 – 116

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7. Car sales executive, $78,994- 627

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8. Building maintenance manager, $83,184 – 367

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