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14 lucrative jobs that let you work less than 40 hours

Mediafeed Logo By Elyssa Kirkham of Mediafeed | Slide 2 of 16: If you’re aiming at part-time hours with six-figure pay, consider the dental profession. Among dentists, 27% work 34 or fewer hours in a week and the average annual income was $175,840 in 2018. It’s also fairly common for dentists to own their own practices, and about 16% are self-employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Becoming a dentist isn’t fast, easy, or cheap, however. Dentists must spend four years training in dental school, and must pass a test to earn a license to practice. Dental programs are also expensive, resulting in an average student loan debt of $292,169 for the class of 2019, per the American Dental Education Association.

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If you’re aiming at part-time hours with six-figure pay, consider the dental profession. Among dentists, 27% work 34 or fewer hours in a week and the average annual income was $175,840 in 2018. It’s also fairly common for dentists to own their own practices, and about 16% are self-employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Becoming a dentist isn’t fast, easy, or cheap, however. Dentists must spend four years training in dental school, and must pass a test to earn a license to practice. Dental programs are also expensive, resulting in an average student loan debt of $292,169 for the class of 2019, per the American Dental Education Association.

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