9 Highest Paying Jobs with a High School Diploma

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7) Railroad Conductor

Do you like the idea of trains but not necessarily the idea of driving one? If becoming a locomotive engineer isn’t the best fit for you, you may want to consider a job as a railroad conductor. Rather than driving the trains, railroad conductors are stationed at various points along the train’s path and are responsible for coordinating various activities and operations such as switch-engines that are necessary for getting a train’s cargo from point A to point B. Also, they are in charge of managing and coordinating the crew aboard the train. For performing these duties, you can expect to receive an average annual salary of $56,770 a year. Again, if you’ve always enjoyed the idea of these large and loud pieces of functional history, embarking on a well-paid railroad career is a great option.

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