This article originally appeared and was published on AOL.com
There’s no denying the fact that most people want to become a millionaire. The one thing that people don’t realize, however, is that their dream of reaching the seven-figure status is completely possible.
While some achieve wealth through years of investing, saving or through family inheritance, there’s another way you may not have thought of: a good-paying job.
Not surprisingly, industries such as technology and medicine dominate the salary competition, but there are a few other unlikely careers that can help you become a millionaire, too. And what’s more, some don’t even require a college degree.
Whether you’re looking for a career that will fast track you to millionaire status or want to put in the time and dedication, take a look at some of the most financially lucrative jobs in the slideshow below.
11. Investment Banker
Average Median Salary: $294,892
Potential Salary Earnings: Up to $80 million per movie
Average Median Salary: $65,960
8. Professional Athlete
Average Median Salary: $12.6 million
Average Median Salary: $171,610
Average Median Salary: $155,894
5. Air Traffic Controller
Average Median Salary: $122,950
Average Median Salary: $92,444
3. Real Estate Agent
Average Median Salary: $222,375
2. Insurance Broker
Average Median Salary: $105,680
Average Median Salary: $745,170