Even if you graduate with the average level of education debt — about $21,000, according to The Project on Student Debt — there are a range of jobs out there to help you pay it off before the term of the loan is up, if you’re diligent.
Here are ten jobs that earn at least $70,000 per year, according to PayScale, in industries that are expected to grow through 2018.
Nursing Home Manager – $75,300
Video Game Producer – $73,200
Market Research Manager – $71,900
Department Store Buyer – $70,100
Regional Sales Manager – $72,600
Geologist – $79,600
Financial Controller – $72,000
FBI Agent – $76,700
Systems Analyst – $75,400
School Principal – $78,400
Source: All salary data is from PayScale.com. The salaries listed are median, annual salaries for full-time workers with 5-8 years of experience and include any bonuses, commissions or profit sharing.