5 Gwinnett County jobs that pay more than $50K with no college degree

Credit: John Moore

Credit: John Moore

Looking for a gig in Gwinnett County but don't have a bachelor's degree? No worries! Here's where you can find a job that pays more than $50K a year without a four-year degree.

Architectural/civil drafters: $51,600 Pond and Company, an award-winning design firm in Norcross is currently hiring. While a college degree may not be required, experience is. Additionally, GMD Design Group in Duluth is looking for an experienced architectural computed-aided design (CAD) drafter.

Computer network support specialist: $63,900
 InComm, a financial technology company located in Norcross, is looking to fill 275 positions before the end of the year. These are new jobs generated by InComm expanding its facility in Peachtree Corners and opening new offices in nearby Suwanee.

Dental hygienist: $67,600
The Georgia Department of Labor has named this profession as one of metro Atlanta's "hot jobs." The caveat may be that many technical schools offer two-year programs. Regardless, there are certainly some employers willing to offer on-the-job training. Also, keep in mind, another job requirement is to have a valid dental hygienist license in the state for which you apply. Great Expressions Dental Centers, located in Snellville, is looking for dental hygienists.

Registered nurse: $61,600

Eastside Medical Center is currently hiring. Here, RNs will work closely with physicians and carry out for nursing services for patients. Plus, you only need a current Georgia RN, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association and crisis prevention training within 60 days of hire.

Web developer: $73,000

It remains to be seen what jobs a seven-year-old, San Francisco-based online consignment company called "thredUp" will continue to generate for its new distribution warehouse in Duluth. At least 300 new jobs are expected, and since the company does its business online, it will likely hold many opportunities for web developers. Keep an eye on the company's career page.

Want to learn more? The Georgia Department of Labor has a chart outlining top STEM jobs through 2022 along with education requirements. Click here to see the full list.