CareerCast has identified the top jobs for those without a college degree, giving the salary and hiring outlook until 2022 for the different jobs. Those positions provide alternatives for people who can't obtain a four-year degree due to personal or financial reasons. The publisher of CareerCast, Tony Lee, said many choose not to go to school because they have to support a family or they can't afford it, or because they don't want to take out loans.
The data are the result of a study conducted using criteria that includes income and stress levels among others. The study uses data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
—By Nana Sidibe, special to CNBC
Posted 12 May 2015