These are the 12 best-paid UK jobs which amazingly do not require a degree

Number 12: Dental Hygienist £38,000+

True, dental hygienists are often left to do the dirty job of cleaning teeth and inspecting mouths for signs of gum disease, while the dentist mulls over the X-rays. But they too have a very optimistic job outlook: Demand for dental hygienists is expected to soar by 38% over the next decade, versus just 20% for dentists.

A portrait of a dental assistant smiling at the camera with the dentist working in the background A portrait of a dental assistant smiling at the camera with the dentist working in the background