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Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Alabama

 

Trade Schools in Alabama

Trade schools in Alabama are becoming a more and more viable path to a career, with high growth rates projected for some fields, such as aviation. Many of the skilled trades could bring you a rewarding career with upward mobility and better pay. For example, trade schools in Alabama offer training programs in the following two aviation career fields:

  1. Commercial pilots: CareerOneStop reports that 59 percent of commercial pilots have bachelor's degrees; however, aviation trade schools in Alabama may not require a BA to become a pilot. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the May 2009 median annual salary for commercial pilots in Alabama as $78,100, with projected growth of 147 percent between 2008 and 2018.
  2. Aircraft mechanics and service technicians: The median annual salary in Alabama was $51,400 in May 2009, with 32 percent projected growth between 2008 and 2018.

Reasons to enroll in trade schools in Alabama

Those salaries mean a great deal, as the BLS reports that the 2009 median household income for the 2,112,600 in Alabama's workforce was $40,000. You could take advantage of Alabama's low median home prices, as well. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median home price in Alabama between 2007 and 2009 was $111,900, while the national average was $185,400. The unemployment rate in the state peaked at 11.1 percent in January and February 2010, falling to 9.1 percent as of December 2010.

See also: Universities and Colleges in Alabama

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            Alabama State College of Barber Styling
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            Rainbow City, Alabama www.gadsdenbusinesscollege.com
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            Prince Institute of Professional Studies
            Montgomery, Alabama www.princeinstitute.edu
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            Evergreen, Alabama www.rstc.edu
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            Birmingham, Alabama www.southeasternschoolofcosmetology.com
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            Huntsville, Alabama www.vc.edu
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