Listed in a cnbc.com article, the 12-most-underrated-jobs-of-2012 include diverse not-yet-favorites such as economist, school principal, and veterinarian. Most of these jobs require college and some up to seven or eight years of college, but a number can be had with a couple of years or less of schooling beyond high school. These include legal assistant, plumber, electrician and automobile mechanic.
Eduhonesty: Let’s pull back a little on the push to put all of America’s students in a university. While a nation of plumbers won’t work, some kids are not cut out for a university but may have everything it takes to become an excellent plumber. I’m pretty sure my plumber makes more money than I do, too!