A well-paid, entry-level job sounds like an oxymoron. But finding one would certainly help with the piles of student loans that many young people face and the heavy financial pressures sending many stay-at-home parents back into the work force. Fortunately, PayScale.com has found a few.
Online salary database PayScale.com has done its research and discovered jobs where you can get started in a career and actually earn a good wage from the very beginning.
The following is a list of options from a variety of industries and what the median annual compensation is for people with two or less years of experience. For many of them a college degree is required -- or at least makes getting the job easier. But others don't require a degree at all, just a willingness to work hard and learn on the job.