Blue-collar Jobs Like Plumbing Pay $90,000 Without a College Degree

"Blue-collar professionals such as plumbers and mechanics are earning more than the average salary for white-collar jobs — and they don’t require a traditional college degree, according to a recent Bloomberg report."

"While college graduates still earn more on average than their non-college-grad peers, the trend against four-year-college degrees has begun: Many of the fastest-growing professions do not require a bachelor’s degree, and some do not even require a high-school diploma."

"Shell wrote. “But the insistence that more education on its own necessarily enhances earning prospects is not only wrong, it’s cruel, saddling too many of us with unrealistic prospects and crippling debt.”"