12 High-Income Skills Anyone Can Learn on the Internet

12 High-Income Skills Anyone Can Learn on the Internet

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Software Engineering

Example Job: UX Designer Median Income: $74,531 Top 10%: $108,000 If you’re interested in user experience and design, consider a certification or course in Adobe Suite, HTML, CAD, CSS, etc. This will give you a good foundation and stepping stone to becoming a UX Designer, which has six-figure potential!

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Software Engineering

While computer programming and software engineering are really an umbrella of talents, languages codes, and skills, they are in high demand—and they can be learned through boot camps and software development courses online.

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Audio Production + Video Production

Example Job: Podcast Producer Median Income: $57,500 Top 10%: $85,000 If you thought the kids in the A/V club in high school were nerds, well, you'd be wrong. Those highly skilled in audio production, audio editing, and video editing are in high demand. As virtually every business and personality are 

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Audio Production + Video Production

expected to be audio content + video content machines, so rises the demand for professionals who are camera pros. There are podcasts to be produced, videos to be edited, and TikToks to be created before the latest trends change (which happens in an instant!).

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ideo or Audio Editing

Example Job: Multimedia Designer Median Income: $54,000 Top 10%: $79,000 Once the content is produced, everyone needs a good editor to put it all together. With podcast roles on the rise and TikTok taking over the world, these editing skills would not go to waste. You can take a course or just play around with software like Audible or iMovie.

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Digital Marketing

Example Job: Content Marketing Manager Median Income: $67,562 Top 10%: $99,000 Digital marketing is a key part of many organizations’ core strategies, and there are a plethora of courses available to help develop your knowledge and skills. Once you have a good foundation, you can help provide key insight into

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Digital Marketing

content strategy and execution. Digital marketing is a broad term which has its pros and cons.  A successful digital marketer can either be highly specialized or have a broad range of talents, depending on the type of work they want to pursue.

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Leadership

Example Job: CEO Median Income: $798,400 (lol) Top 10%: $1,240,000 This one might seem broad, but that's precisely why it's so important. Most leaders fail within their first two years—and it's not always their fault. The Peter Principle describes the leadership phenomenon in which someone who excels at 

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Leadership

their job is promoted to a leadership role. The only problem is that they have no leadership skills! By learning leadership skills, increasing your confidence, leaning into empathy, and steering away from a fear of public speaking, you can be a great leader.

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Copywriting

Example Job: Social Media Marketing Manager Median Income: $54,000 Top 10%: $84,000 If you have dreams of writing for social media but your skills are a little rusty, consider taking a copywriting course.  Copywriting can translate into many different jobs, including social media management.

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Project Management

Example Job: Operations Manager Median Income: $66,372 Top 10%: $105,000 Have you considered getting your Project Management Certification? Putting that on your resume is a great way to stand out to recruiters and hiring managers. If you want to know what it takes to be a project manager, 

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Project Management

the critical skills and certifications required, where to find project management jobs, what to do during the job search and job interview, and how to utilize resources to continue your education as you move further along in your project management career, check out this episode of The Career Contessa Podcast.

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Google Analytics

Example Job: Search Engine Optimization Manager Median Income: $69,000 Top 10%: $99,000 Learning Google Analytics can be helpful for a variety of reasons, especially if you’re interested in Search Engine Optimization roles. Speaking of SEO roles...

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SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Example Job: SEO Manager Median Income: $73,361 Top 10%: $108,000 Search engine optimization isn't about flashy promotions or trendy content. It's about longevity, building a trustworthy reputation, and it's about knowing how to work giant search engines to your advantage. Easy, right? Not really. As algorithms are 

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SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

constantly changing, the "rules" of search engine optimization change every minute. The advantage of building SEO skills is in its unpredictability. SEOs who stay on top of trends, changes, and the best way to streamline their content creation are the ones who see success.

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Organization and Administrative Support

Example Job: Executive Assistant Median Income: $57,000 Top 10%: $81,000 This doesn’t necessarily require you to take a specific course; however, if you have a knack for organization and administrative skills, then an executive assistant role might be a great fit for you. Executive assistants are a great example of top-tier 

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Organization and Administrative Support

organizational professionals who blend project management, multitasking, discretion, and flexibility. Find out how to become an awesome executive assistant today.

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Sales

Example Job: B2B Sales Representative Median Income: $48,000 Top 10%: $61,000 The best salespeople also are the highest earners—and it's not a coincidence. While many sales professionals start out with higher education or a four-year degree, it's possible to work one's way up the sales ladder with, you guessed it, 

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really great skills in persuasion. Sales roles can vary, too. While some sales professionals are experts at cold-calling and generating warm leads, other sales professionals are better suited to "schmooze" in order to close big deals.

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Trade Skills

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, many of the classic trade skills will be in high demand over the next decade. As such, employees with trades skills, or so-called "blue-collar workers" will be crucial. Trades Jobs in High Demand Include: – Electricians – Welders

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Trade Skills

– Plumbers – HVAC Technicians – Construction Managers – Landscapers – Mechanic Supervisors

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