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Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Delaware

Trade Schools in Delaware

Delaware may be one of the tiniest states in the country, but attending trade schools there can lead to big opportunities. The Delaware Department of Labor reports the industries with the largest job growth from 2009 to 2010 were in the hospitality and leisure industries; the education and health care industries were next on the list of growing job markets. You could also find opportunities in the state's other major industries: transportation, banking, and chemical and pharmaceutical companies.

Advantages of enrolling in trade schools in Delaware

The U.S. Census Bureau reports show that Delaware had an estimated population of 885,122 for 2009, and the per capita income in 2009 was $39,817, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. However, salaries for some of the growing industries can vary. Here are some mean annual wages for Delaware from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for May 2009: chefs and head cooks, $52,040; travel agents, $32,540; lodging managers, $67,630; massage therapists, $49,900; and medical transcriptionists, $34,840.

Here's another reason you could choose to attend trade schools in Delaware: Residents pay no state sales tax and no personal or real property tax. The state has an unemployment rate that is lower than the national average, and 63 percent of the country's Fortune 500 companies call Delaware home.

Just 30 miles wide and 96 miles long, Delaware provides coastal living for much of its residents, and despite the state's size, NASCAR racing and horse racing are available in one location, Dover Downs. The First State has much to offer in the way of education and lifestyle when you attend trade schools in Delaware.

See also: Universities and Colleges in Delaware

Other Career Colleges & Vocational Schools in Delaware

Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design
Newark, Delaware www.schillingdouglas.com
Star Technical Institute
Dover, Delaware www.starinstitute.com