Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Georgia


Trade Schools in Georgia

The hottest careers in Georgia are in nursing, teaching, computer systems and software, management analysis, and medical and health services management. Why? Georgia's Department of Labor (DOL) expects each of these fields to experience fast job growth between 2008 and 2018. The DOL also predicts ambulatory health care services and hospitals to add almost 7,000 jobs during 2010 and 2011 and professional, scientific and technical services, such as computer analysis and software engineering, to add more than 5,400 jobs in that same period.

Why trade schools in Georgia are a smart idea

Some of the careers available to those who attend vocational schools for the industries mentioned above in Georgia offer very good salaries. As of May 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports mean annual wages for physical therapist assistants of $48,680; computer support specialists, $47,100; management analysts, $96,260; dental assistants, $34,010; and medical transcriptionists, $31,550.

The Peach State is not only rich in history, but home to Fortune 500 companies and professional sporting teams. Residents can go from the ocean to the mountains, and with a humid tropical climate, students at trade schools in Georgia can have an exciting quality of life while they learn. The Bureau of Economic Analysis pegs the state's 2009 per capita income at $33,786, while the U.S. Census Bureau estimates the 2010 population at 9,687,653.

Going to trade schools in Georgia can provide new skills that can lead to an exciting career in one of the state's growing industries.



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