The 50 highest paying jobs in Phoenix for high school graduates – Arizona’s Family

by | May 6, 2022 | Jobs

PHOENIX (Stacker) — The average college graduate in 2020 earned $1,305 a week, while the average high school graduate takes home just $781, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Of course, college isn’t for everyone. There are many reasons high-school graduates may choose to not continue on to college, not the least of which being cost. Average tuition costs continue to rise each year, the exception being the 2020-2021 school year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Average tuition at a public, in-state university coming in at $9,687; tuition for out-of-state students at public schools, and for everyone at private universities, is significantly higher at $21,874 and $35,087, respectively.Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs for high school graduates in Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage.Keep reading to see which jobs in your city pay the most for high school graduates.You may also like: Highest-rated things to do in Phoenix, according to Tripadvisor#50. Pump operators, except wellhead pumpersPhoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ- Annual mean salary: $55,710- #18 highest pay among all metros- Employment: data not availableNational- Annual mean salary: $51,830- Employment: 10,580- Metros with highest average pay:— Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($75,030)— Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($69,840)— West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area ($68,890)#49. Postal service mail carriersPhoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ- Annual mean salary: $55,840- #21 highest pay among all metros- Employment: 3,690National- Annual mean salary: $53,180- Employment: 333,570- Metros with highest average pay:— Modesto, CA ($57,160)— Bismarck, ND ($57,090)— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($56,820)#48. Postal service clerksPhoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ- Annual mean salary: $56,360- #34 highest pay among all metros- Employment: 5 …

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