Not having a university degree doesn’t have to stand in the way of landing a high paying job. In corporate environments for instance, you have a good chance of being able to work your way up. Here you can acquire the same roles as employees with an academic degree by showing your skills and competencies. But there are many different roles and industries that offer great opportunities.
Here is a list of careers that offer employees WITHOUT a university degree the highest salaries. Job search engine Adzuna based her data on open job positions in the UK.
You can find more statistics at Statista.