I have 185 college credits but they are mostly sciences so I'm not sure that this would be the easiest option for me
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You have 185 college credits, but do you have a your degree at this time? Are you strictly money motivated? Because if you are then you would be willing to relocate. Every state and region pays differently. What may pay one scale in one state is not the same in another, and it does not always correlate with the cost of living.
I have lived in several states, and to be honest some of the warmer states do not pay as well because people want to move there, whereas the colder states may pay better. Now this is my own observation (I have lived in Milwaukee, Kentucky, Florida, California) so do your research not only on the career, but the city and state you are considering moving to what works for one does not work for another.
Oh people are different also so check out communities, hwy, fwy I say this because living in Florida to me was easy compared to Cali I am in the San Diego North County area, and I am an hour from work, but that means there is traffic seven days a week.
You may wonder why I am giving this advice verses career because I want to stress if you are money motivated you must go where the money is and that could be anywhere.
At the end of the day how much money you make depends on you, you must be willing to go out and make something out of nothing. You must learn how to make every skill, and knowledge you have work in some area or another. If you do not see it create it people are out there who need what you have, but you need to market you.
In the meantime checkout www.bls.gov and One.net these are career databases. I truly hope this helps.