If the idea of sitting at a desk typing away until retirement doesn’t appeal to you, don’t worry – you’re not alone. The good news is, there are plenty of jobs out there that don’t require a cubicle, across a range of industries. Plus, jobs where you’re on your feet can have some real mental and physical benefits – like fun, changing environments and even a healthier body weight due to the physical activity.
And – according to this study – these jobs can also offer a good salary.
Here are just a few of jobs that don’t require an office space, and their median hourly earnings, from various categories.
Dental Hygienists – $34.19/hr
Diagnostic Medical Monographers – $31.93/hr
Occupational Therapy Assistants – $26.57/hr
Construction & Extraction:
Elevator Installers and Repairers – $37.81/hr
Boilermakers – $27.74/hr
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas – $24.79/hr
Installation & Maintenance:
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers – $30.85/hr
Avionics Technicians – $26.92/hr
Signal and Track Switch Repairers – $26.75/hr
Architecture & Engineering:
Mechanical Engineering Technicians – $25.19/hr
Industrial Engineering Technicians – $25.01/hr
Electro-Mechanical Technicians – $24.58/hr
Wind Turbine Service Technicians – $23.79/hr
Solar Photovoltaic Installers – $19.04/hr
Locksmiths – $18.25/hr
Massage Therapists – $17.27/hr
Travel Guides – $16.26/hr
Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors – $15.88/hr