CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists have released a list of the most lucrative professions in the U.S. Several radiology jobs appeared in the top 10 best-paying jobs requiring an associate’s degree.
The top-paying associate’s degree jobs based on median salary in the U.S. are:
- Air Traffic Controller – $113,547
- Radiation Therapist – $76,627
- Dental Hygienist - $70,408
- Nuclear Medicine Technologist - $69,638
- Nuclear Technician - $68,037
- Nurse - $65,853
- Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - $65,499
- Fashion Designer - $63,170
- Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technician - $61,547
- Engineering Technician (except drafters) - $58,698
The study uses Economic Modeling Specialists labor market database, which pulls from more than 90 national and state employment resources and includes information on employees and self-employed workers.