Five High-Paying Jobs That Might Surprise You  

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It can be hard to find high-paying jobs and competition for positions with six figures can be fierce. However, there are some high-earning careers that could surprise you, according to Jenny Powers for Entrepreneur.  

Court Reporter 

Average annual salary: $70,290 

A person in this position is responsible for transcribing pretrial and trial proceedings. An associate degree or three-year court-reporting certification is required.  

Trader Joe’s Captain  

Average annual salary: $104,756 

The captain leads and develops the strategy of the store. A bachelor’s degree in hospitality or retail is preferred, along with managerial experience.  

Elevator/Escalator Installer & Repairer 

Average annual salary: $93,960  

This technician job is responsible for installing, assembling and repairing elevators in escalators in retail, residential, medical, or cultural spaces. A high-school diploma and technician skllls, along with an apprenticeship is required.  

Bingo Manager 

Average annual salary: $70,241 

Overseeing bingo games at a game hall or casino in compliance with regulations can earn an individual up to $112,599 a year.  

Truck Driver 

Average annual salary: $95,000 

Transporting goods across several states for various retailers, or companies can earn you a pretty decent salary. A high-school diploma, commercial driver’s license and a driver-training course.  

Read more about high paying jobs in Entrepreneur.  

Top ten highest paying jobs in 2023.

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Both affordable and centrally located for people in and around the Bucks County area, the school has three main campuses in Newtown, Bristol, and Perkasie, allowing students to attend throughout the area. 

For those just starting their paths in higher education, or returning to school after a prolonged absence, Bucks County Community College offers over 90 academic programs within seven Academic Departments.  

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