Immigrants in the United States can achieve a good salary in jobs that do not require having completed university studies.
Finding work in the United States as an immigrant can be complicated. However, opportunities exist even for undocumented immigrants who do not have authorization to work.
Some well-paid jobs in the United States, for people who have a high school diploma or equivalent from their countries, offer salaries from 24,000 to 62,000 dollars per year.
For example, sales representatives in real estate or companies can reach salaries of more than 60 thousand dollars Or, there are plumbing vacancies, for the repair of pipes in residences or industries, which have average annual salaries of up to 56 thousand Dollars. On the other hand, waiters or bar tenders obtain annual salaries of between 23 and 24 thousand dollars.
Some points to consider when searching for work are: Try initially in large cities, since there are greater job opportunities for immigrants with or without employment authorization. Another important point is to look for vacancies in small businesses, such as stores, restaurants or even factories.
On a professional level, it is important to prepare a résumé with a good presentation, have a good level of English and have experience in the field you are looking to perform.
Most of the jobs undocumented immigrants get are gardening, construction, sewing, laundry services, salespeople, housecleaning, among others.