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Service Careers

Service based trade careers are on the rise and need people like you! If college is not your thing, but helping people is – these trade job opportunities may be a perfect fit for you.

911 Operator
Median Salary: $46,670
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 3% growth through 2033
Elevator Mechanic
Median Salary: $97,860
Certifications: License Required
Career Outlook: 3% growth through 2031
Exterminator
Median Salary: $37,540
Certifications: Licensing required in most states
Career Outlook: 10% growth through 2030
Florist
Median Salary: $29,880
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 20% decline through 2030
Freight Broker
Median Salary: $46,910
Certifications: None
Career Outlook:
Garbage Collector
Median Salary: $30,320
Certifications: None
Career Outlook: 3% growth through 2032
HVAC Technician
Median Salary: $48,630
Certifications: EPA Certification (refrigerant handling)
Career Outlook: 5% growth through 2030
Ironworker
Median Salary: $48,830
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 4% growth through 2031
Jeweler
Median Salary: $46,640
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 1% growth through 2031
Life Coach
Median Salary: $38,970
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 6% annual growth
Locksmith
Median Salary: $46,910
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 11% decline through 2032
Luthier
Median Salary: $37,160
Certifications: NA
Career Outlook: NA
Mailman
Median Salary: $51,730
Certifications: None
Career Outlook: 8% decline through 2030
Mortician
Median Salary: $74,000
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 9% growth through 2031
Motorcycle Mechanic
Median Salary: $38,170
Certifications: None Required
Career Outlook: 4% growth through 2031
Pet Groomer
Median Salary: $28,600
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 29% growth through 2031
Plumber
Median Salary: $59,880
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 2% growth through 2031
Train Conductor
Median Salary: $64,150
Certifications: FRA Certification
Career Outlook: 6% growth through 2030
Truck Driver
Median Salary: $48,310
Certifications: CDL required
Career Outlook: 6% growth through 2030
Watch Repairer/Horologist
Median Salary: $44,250
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: