College, to go or not to go, that is the question. Teens are bombarded with messaging about college and how essential it is. College is great and can do wonders for students futures, but can you not be successful or make a great living without a college degree? Absolutely.

Stacker dug deep to find the highest-paying jobs that don't require a college degree in Boise. They consulted the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook to compile a list of high paying jobs that don't require higher education.

All of the professions listed do require a high-school diploma, for many a GED will do. A few require some additional education, but not a degree, usually a specific training or education course. Below are the top 25 and are ranked by 2020 annual mean wage.

#25. First-line supervisors of firefighting and prevention workers
Annual mean salary: $56,140

#24. First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers
Annual mean salary: $56,300

#23. Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers
Annual mean salary: $57,550

#22. Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall
Annual mean salary: $57,940

#21. First-line supervisors of production and operating workers
Annual mean salary: $59,550

#20. Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door
Annual mean salary: $61,650

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#19. First-line supervisors of mechanics, installers, and repairers
Annual mean salary: $62,680

#18. Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers
Annual mean salary: $62,710

#17. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers
Annual mean salary: $62,810

#16. Insurance sales agents
Annual mean salary: $62,860

#15. Electrical power-line installers and repairers
Annual mean salary: $63,020

#14. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators
Annual mean salary: $64,110

#13. Aircraft cargo handling supervisors
Annual mean salary: $64,370

#12. Aircraft mechanics and service technicians
Annual mean salary: $64,870

#11. Crane and tower operators
Annual mean salary: $65,280

#10. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products
Annual mean salary: $66,910

#9. Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers
Annual mean salary: $69,110

#8. Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel
Annual mean salary: $74,240

#7. Detectives and criminal investigators
Annual mean salary: $82,290

#6. Power plant operators
Annual mean salary: $83,320

#5. First-line supervisors of non-retail sales workers
Annual mean salary: $84,530

#4. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers
Annual mean salary: $85,840

#3. Transportation inspectors
Annual mean salary: $86,420

#2. Commercial pilots - High School Diploma and Commercial Pilot certificate Required
Annual mean salary: $87,760

#1. First-line supervisors of police and detectives
Annual mean salary: $94,290

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