Don’t have the time, funds, or inclination to get a four-year degree? Some associate’s degree programs offer high salary potential for less time. Just keep in mind that choice of school matters. For the first time, this year’s College Salary Report highlights the schools whose two-year degrees offer you the best shot at raking in the big bucks.
Early Career Salary: $42,300
Mid-Career Salary: $71,000
High Meaning: 26 percent
STEM Degrees: N/A
Gender: 87 percent female; 13 percent male
For more top two-year schools, ranked by salary potential, look at PayScale’s full list.