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10 Highest Paying Jobs with a 4 Year Degree

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1. Petroleum Engineer

By going into a field where you develop methods for extracting oil out of different areas, you can also extract a rather sizable salary with only a bachelor’s degree. Speaking of school, being strong in math and science is a must for going into the field. The median starting pay is $93,000. Those who are midway through their career can expect a median salary of $157,000, making it an attractive field to go into.