Virginia Technical Schools

The top cities in Virginia are as diverse as its occupants. City dwellers will feel more at home in Northern Virginia, which borders the nation’s capitol of Washington, DC; home to some of the top IT and software companies in the US. The state’s capital of Richmond has a great downtown vibe where professionals find work in government, finance, and health industries. Beach lovers might prefer Hampton Roads with local military and government opportunities. 

For those seeking family-friendly areas in Virginia’s beautiful valley and mountain cities, Leesburg (voted #4 in CNN Money’s best places to live), Charlottesville, Christiansburg and Roanoke are great choices and have the added advantage of well-liked local universities. Virginia’s unemployment rate was a low 5.5 as of December 2012. Maximize this opportunity by seeking technical and vocational educational choices that are available all over Virginia. Whether it is breaking into the Informational Technology sector or learning a core trade, Virginia schools and businesses provide those opportunities. 

Career Opportunities in Virginia

Major technical companies like Blackboard, Inc., Zantech IT Services, and OBXtek are growing. Freddie Mac, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, and Capital One Financial are all Fortune 500 companies in Northern Virginia, but there are a total of 24 across the state. Many of these companies are in finance, defense, information technology, and food production. 

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics for Virginia show those who specialize in healthcare such as anesthesiologists and surgeons make the most ranging in annual income of more than $200,000. Managers in the computer and information technical industries average more than $140,000 annually. Gaining education for a general computer occupation can get a Virginia employee around $90,000 annually.

Many job opportunities are just around the corner for Virginia residents who want to further their vocational and technical education by pursuing higher education. Higher wages, more job opportunities, and moving ahead of the line of a competitive workforce provide access to a better quality of living and improved financial security.

Most Popular Virginia Technical Schools and Colleges

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Technical Schools Guide makes finding the right Virginia Technical Schools simple. We list both large and small Technical Colleges throughout the United States. Whether you are planning on attending a 2-year college, 4-year college, vocational college, purely technical college, or just single college courses, the listings above should contain each type of trade school, college, or university. Financial aid is available for many of these colleges but visitors will need to contact each school directly to get assistance. Technical Schools Guide does not maintain specific course, tuition, application, accredation or records of information on specific schools. All inquiries should be made directly with such schools. All information contained above is believed to be accurate and reputable. If a discrepancy is found, please contact the Technical Schools Guide staff by clicking on the "contact us" link below. We are also able to update college information and locations through this contact address. Featured listings on Technical Schools Guide are generally for-profit school listings. These listings help pay for bandwidth and maintenance of the Technical Schools Guide site. Thanks for visiting Technical Schools Guide and good luck in your Virginia Technical school experience!

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