A job you’ve probably never heard of pays £61,000 a year and you don’t need a degree
A JOB you’ve probably never heard of pays £61,000 a year – and you don’t need a degree.
The little-known role allows you to put your social media addiction to good use for nearly three times the UK average wage.
A Chief Listening Officer monitors what people are saying about your business on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Pinterest.
The clerk needs to be on the lookout for complaints from customers about their experience with the company – so the issue can be resolved before word spreads.
They also need to monitor the response to new ad campaigns on social media so they can provide feedback to the company’s marketing department.
Insurance company Unum says chief listening officers can earn up to £61,000 a year.
1000heads is currently promoting a social media analyst on LinkedIn, while Rewind Creative has a vacancy for a social media manager making £23,000 a year.
The job is a new creation, so the role requirements are not specific yet.
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This means that if you have the relevant experience, you may not need a degree to apply.
It comes after headhunters uncovered a job that could make you £90,000 without a qualification – but there’s a catch.
Adzuna’s Andrew Hunter said: “A university degree is no longer the only ticket to a high-paying career as more industries look to expand their talent pools to a wider range of applicants and offer on-the-job training.
“The IT sector is a good example of this, with many high-paying positions such as scrum masters, ethical hackers, and software developers open to job seekers without a computer science qualification.”
While most of these jobs do not require a degree, other requirements may exist.
For example, you don’t need to go to university to become an airline pilot, but you typically need five GCSEs, including English, science, and math.
With the average cost of a university education being £57,000, it could be worth pursuing one of the high-paying careers that avoid student loans and tuition costs.
Scrum Masters managing IT and tech projects earn over £62,000 a year.
There are courses that will train you to become a Scrum Master, but there is no strict path to the job.
Those in the following roles can also expect salaries of between £50,000 and £60,000 per year:
- software developer
- train driver
- construction manager
- Operational Oil Derrick
- security manager
- game developers
- project manager
Eight other jobs pay workers with no formal training salaries of between £43,000 and £46,000 a year:
- Purchasing Manager
- private chef
- army officer
- Digital Marketing Manager
- landscape architect
- ChatGPT prompt engineer
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