Rad jobs among highest paying 2-year degree jobs

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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.