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Our career guides are filled with all the information you need to learn more about the career you might want! Every guide is filled with information to help you learn more about the job as well as salary data, resource links, and so much more!
911 Operator
Median Salary: $46,670
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 3% growth through 2033
Aircraft Mechanic
Median Salary: $65,380
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 12% growth through 2030
Auto Mechanic
Median Salary: $46,880
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 1% growth through 2031
Boilermaker
Median Salary: $64,290
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 1% decline through 2030
Carpenter
Median Salary: $48,260
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 2% growth through 2031
Commercial Diver
Median Salary: $60,360
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: Large growth is expected.
Concrete Finisher
Median Salary: $48,040
Certifications: ACI Recommended
Career Outlook: 2% decline through 2030
Crop Duster
Median Salary: $79,000
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: Above average growth expected
Dental Hygienist
Median Salary: $77,810
Certifications: State License
Career Outlook: 9% growth through 2031
Diesel Mechanic
Median Salary: $48,690
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 16% growth through 2026
Elevator Mechanic
Median Salary: $97,860
Certifications: License Required
Career Outlook: 3% growth through 2031
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Median Salary: $35,470
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 7% growth through 2031
Exterminator
Median Salary: $37,540
Certifications: Licensing required in most states
Career Outlook: 10% growth through 2030
Fabricator
Median Salary: $37,170
Certifications:
Career Outlook: 4% growth through 2030
Farmer
Median Salary: $73,060
Certifications: None
Career Outlook: 3% decline through 2031
Farrier
Median Salary: $116,486
Certifications: AFA Certification
Career Outlook: NA
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
Glassblower
Median Salary: $49,960
Certifications: None required
Career Outlook: 14% growth through 2030
Gunsmith
Median Salary: $38,040
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: Not available
Heavy Equipment Operator
Median Salary: $48,290
Certifications: CDL Recommended
Career Outlook: 5% growth through 2031
Helicopter Pilot
Median Salary: $202,180
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 6% growth through 2031
Hemodialysis Technician
Median Salary: $57,380
Certifications: Recommend
Career Outlook: 7% 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
Lineman
Median Salary: $78,310
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 6% growth through 2031
Locksmith
Median Salary: $46,910
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 11% decline through 2032
Logger
Median Salary: $46,330
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 4% decline through 2031
Luthier
Median Salary: $37,160
Certifications: NA
Career Outlook: NA
Mailman
Median Salary: $51,730
Certifications: None
Career Outlook: 8% decline through 2030
Marine Mechanic
Median Salary: $93,370
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 8% growth through 2031
Millwright
Median Salary: $59,380
Certifications: None
Career Outlook: 10% growth 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
Phlebotomist
Median Salary: $37,380
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 8% growth through 2032
Plumber
Median Salary: $59,880
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 2% growth through 2031
Professional Fisherman
Median Salary: $29,680
Certifications: Fishing Permit
Career Outlook: 2% growth through 2030
Radiation Therapist
Median Salary: $82,790
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 6% growth through 2031
Respiratory Therapist
Median Salary: $70,540
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 14% growth through 2031
Roofer
Median Salary: $47,110
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 5% growth through 2030
Roustabout
Median Salary: $38,920
Certifications: None
Career Outlook: 23% growth through 2031
Sleep Technologist
Median Salary: $50,000
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: NA
Sterile Processing Technician
Median Salary: $38,220
Certifications: Required
Career Outlook: 5% growth through 2033
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:
Welder
Median Salary: $47,010
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 8% growth through 2031
Wind Turbine Technician
Median Salary: $56,260
Certifications: Recommended
Career Outlook: 44% growth through 2031