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Top 10 Technical and Trade Careers – Part Two

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

You’ve read about the bottom 5 of the top 10 trade careers, and it just keeps getting better. The next five jobs have some of the highest growth rates in the country and some pretty good salaries on top of that.

5. Plumbers

  • Growth: 10% over the next decade
  • Salary: $42,000 per year average

4.    Cosmetology

  • Growth: 14% over the next decade
  • Salary: $30,000 per year average

3.    Dental Assistant

  • Growth: 29% over the next decade
  • Salary: $30,000 per year average

2.    Pharmacy Technician

  • Growth: 32% over the next decade
  • Salary: $25,000 per year average

1.    Medical Assistant

  • Growth: 35% over the next decade
  • Salary: $27,000 per year average

All 10 of these career fields have advancement and good salaries in their future.  The great thing with these careers is that the yearly salaries above are estimates from hourly pay.  If you’re interested in these careers, or any other trade careers out there, find out some more information and contact some schools in your area to get started!

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Top 10 Technical and Trade Careers – Part One

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

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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