Don't have the time or money to get a bachelor's degree' Turns out there are plenty of two-year associate's degrees that have a high return on investment.According to the latestdata from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics,these are the 26 highest-paying jobsthat require only an associate's degree. Each has a median annual salary of at least $50,000.This is an update of a story originally written by Vivian Giang.26. Mechanical draftersMedian annual wage(2012): $50,360Projected job openings(through 2022): 8,900Work experience: NoneDescription:Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.On-the-job training:NoneSource:Bureau of Labor Statistics25. Industrial engineering techniciansMedian annual wage(2012): $50,980Projected job openings(through 2022): 14,100Work experience:NoneDescription: Help industrial engineers implement designs to use personnel, materials, and machines in factories, stores, healthcare organizations, repair shops, and offices.On-the-job training:NoneSource:Bureau of Labor Statistics24. Electro-mechanical techniciansMedian annual wage(2012): $51,820Projected job openings(through 2022): 4,300Work experience: NoneDescription: Install, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade electronic and computer-controlled mechanical systems, such as robotic assembly machines.On-the-job training: NoneSource:Bureau of Labor StatisticsSee the rest of the story at Business Insider Click here to read full news..