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Check Out These 10 High Paying Jobs That You Can Pursue With Your Matric

Check Out These 10 High Paying Jobs That You Can Pursue With Your Matric. For various reasons, many people, do not go up to university level. But that doesn’t mean they can’t live comfortably. There are jobs out there that are paying very well, even if what you have is only a Matric certificate.

1. Developers

Demand for good developers is high and salaries are good. And you don’t need a degree. In fact, while a diploma will come in handy, you can learn online or teach yourself. Salaries for experienced and talented developers hit R1,2M per year.

2. Digital Marketing Positions

With a certificate from a digital training college, a good head on your shoulders and the right personality, you could get your foot in the door at a digital marketing company. With experience you could earn up to R720,000 per annum.

3. Flight Attendant

You could be earning the big bucks if you work for top airlines like Emirates , since the money earned is in dollars and not taxed, but if you’re looking to stay in SA, you can still earn up to R420 000 a year. To become a flight attendant, you can do a short course at places like Damelin.

4. Waitress

If you work in a busy and expensive restaurant and you’re prepared to do in-house training and work 60 to 70 hours per week, you could bring in around R30 000 – R40 000 per month in salary plus tips.

5. Real Estate Agent

You could make anything from R100 000 – R500 000 per annum. To become a qualified estate agent you would need to start as an “intern agent” at any real estate agency under the supervision of a qualified agent or principal for a full 12 months during which time you are required to keep a logbook. Once your 12 months have been completed you will be allowed to complete the NQF 4 course which you can do online.

6. Entrepreneurs

Many people doing well in SA are often entrepreneurs who have earned great money with no qualifications at all. They do so by starting a small business and growing it, often without ever having to employ a single staff member. Running your own business or revenue stream in general is tough.

7. Electrical Technician

Electrical technicians usually study towards a National Qualification in Electrical Engineering through distance learning. Doing so gives them the opportunity to work as an assistant to a technician while they complete a technical qualification and go on to get their test certification. The average monthly salary ranges from R15 000 to R38 0000

8. Coaching

Even without a psychology degree, you’re able to start coaching anytime and no qualification at all is necessary. You can charge a pretty good hourly rate from day one. Obtaining new clients will be a challenge, however you can make a name for yourself in this field with dedication to the art of coaching.

9. Showbizz

A lot of people locally and internationally are making millions in the entertainment industry. All you have to do is to tap into your talents, and work hard at nurturing them. You can venture into music, acting, comedy, you name it.

10. Social Media Influencing

The internet has brought about many opportunities. Social media influencers are making money out there. You can look into beauty, comedy, life skills or anything of social interest. As long as you have a niche market and are dedicated, this can be one career to pursue.

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