Not all careers require a college degree, which is really good when it comes to student loans.

A company called SkillPointe has released its first “job score report,” which showcases careers requiring two years of training or less.

Then they ranked them based on current salaries . . . available job openings . . . future growth . . . and interest among job seekers.  Jobs in construction, technology, healthcare, and public service dominate the Top 25.  Here’s the list:

  1. Software developer
  2. Systems analyst
  3. Electrician
  4. Police officer
  5. Truck driver
  6. Carpenter
  7. Plumber
  8. IT support specialist
  9. Nurse
  10. Certified nursing assistant
  11. Auto mechanic
  12. Teacher assistant
  13. Medical assistant
  14. Industrial machinery mechanic
  15. Network administrator
  16. Heavy equipment operator
  17. Training and development specialist
  18. Paralegal and legal assistant
  19. Social services assistant
  20. Information security analyst
  21. Welder
  22. Dental hygienist
  23. Machinist
  24. HVAC technician
  25. Laboratory technician