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highest paying jobs with just high school.....

like $10 an hour+
anyone know, such as daycares or stores???

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:06 PM on Jul. 23, 2010 in Money & Work

Answers (11)
  • Usually a good factory is a better bet in terms of both money & benefits.

    Answer by mommy11260 at 2:09 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Most daycares or stores only pay minimum wage with a HS diploma starting out but they will usually pay more if you have experience or special skills.

    Answer by shortleo at 2:11 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • your best bet is to start with a job you like and stay with it for a long time. be punctual and respectful and show them that you care about your job and the company. people like that are the ones who get raises and promotions. but everyone has to start somewhere.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 2:13 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Call centers around here all hire at $10+ an hour and have benefits...

    Check Snagajob for what's local to you... There are usually a good bit of options. If you get in to a good restaurant as a server you'll usually make between $2.50 and $3 an hour plus tips - which at a good place can be $10 or more per table...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 2:30 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • How about a waitress at a fancy restaurant. I hear some people make 200.00 a night in tips.

    Answer by Esmrlda at 3:05 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Do you want to consider childcare? It depends on your area, but around here (near DC) it is 10/hr up to 20/hr to do private childcare. Look at and you can see what people offer/charge for childcare, houskeeeping, senior care, and pet care in your area. is another website to look at. GL

    Answer by elizabr at 3:07 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Factory work or construction is good money. My husband has just a high school diploma and was making $50 an hour before he quit to do what he's doing now.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 3:29 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • Also you can try staffing agencies.. I did many years and landed an office job and worked my way up.. It was a construction company in So Cal and i made darn good money

    Answer by BobbieJo286 at 3:33 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • working the clean up crew for a home builder is good money, so is cleaning houses, office cleaning is very good pay, school lunch lady or bus driver they both pay good, school classroom Aide,
    All these jobs pay at least $10 an hour
    if you live near a wealthy area dog walking and being a nanny pays very well

    Answer by togo90210 at 4:15 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • You can work for yourself and make a lot more $$$. Contact me and I will tell you how.

    Answer by Gene_Godwin at 5:40 PM on Jul. 23, 2010

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