Top 10 Technical and Trade Careers – Part One

The economy is a little rough right now, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t growing and well-paying careers out there. Many people think that a lot of education is needed to get those really good jobs, but that just isn’t the case. There are jobs available through technical and trade schools that are fun, growing and lucrative.  Here are some of those career fields and the great things about them:

10. Electricians

  • Growth: 7% over the next decade
  • Salary: $43,000 per year average

9. Iron and metal workers

  • Growth: 8% over the next decade
  • Salary: $40,000 per year average

8. HVAC

  • Growth: 9% over the next decade
  • Salary: $37,000 per year average

7. Elevator installation and repair

  • Growth: 9% over the next decade
  • Salary: $63,000 per year average

6. Construction

  • Growth: 10% over the next decade
  • Salary: $40,000 per year average, though it varies quite a bit depending on location and type of construction

With a range of growth and salary potential, there are definitely trade careers out there that can work for you.  These five careers give you a chance to work with your hands and perform services that are hugely valuable to society.  We all need our wiring and elevators to be working correctly! Next week, we’ll post the top five trades and technical careers. Stay tuned!

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4 Responses to “Top 10 Technical and Trade Careers – Part One”

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