23 High-Paying Jobs That You Can Get With An Associate's Degree

For those who don't have the time or money to get a bachelor's degree, several two-year associate's degrees have a high return on investment and may actually be the better option.

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the 23 highest-paying jobs that require only an associate's degree. Each has a median annual salary of at least $51,000.

Many of the jobs on this list are in the fields of health care, technology, or skilled labor.Advertisement

The median annual wages listed are calculated to include hourly, weekly, and annual pay, as well as sales commissions and production bonuses. Overtime wages are not included in the data. We also provided the expected job openings through 2022 and the work experience or on-the-job training needed for a particular job.