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Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Montana

Trade Schools in Montana

Farms, animals, machines and manual labor support the state of Montana. Top industries in Montana include wheat, rye, barley, flaxseed, oats, sugar beets, and potatoes, plus sheep and cattle raising.

An education from one of the many trade schools in Montana can prepare you to work in a range of relevant careers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports mean annual wages from 2009 for popular jobs in Montana, including: Civil engineering technicians, $41,100; automotive service technicians and mechanics, $35,290; bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists, $42,030; and farm equipment mechanics, $32,340.

    Training at trade schools in Montana offers the education you can use to compete for these secure jobs. In a state that relies on machinery ranging from heavy equipment to light automobiles, mechanic and service training may be a particularly useful investment.

    Careers and Lifestyles for Graduates of Trade Schools in Montana

    Quiet rural life is common in Montana. The U.S. Census Bureau reports Montana's 2010 population at 989,415, making it the 4th largest state with the 44th largest population. Living in Montana means being surrounded by beauty, with Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park as in-state attractions.

    The state's 432,240 workers earned mean annual wages of $35,090 in 2009, according to the BLS. Overall cost of living in the state was on par with the national average in 2010, ACCRA reports; though grocery costs were 11 index points higher, utility costs were a full 10 index points lower.

     

    See also: Universities and Colleges in Montana

    Other Career Colleges & Vocational Schools in Montana

    Academy of Cosmetology
    Bozeman, Montana www.academycosmetology.com
    Academy of Nail Skin and Hair LLP
    Billings, Montana www.academyofnailandskin.com
    Benefis Healthcare School of Radiologic Technology
    Great Falls, Montana www.benefis.org
    Butte Academy of Beauty Culture
    Butte, Montana
    Dahls College of Beauty
    Great Falls, Montana
    Health Works Institute
    Bozeman, Montana www.healthworksinstitute.com
    Modern Beauty School Inc
    Missoula, Montana
    Montana State Univiversity - Billings - College of Technology
    Billings, Montana www.cot.msubillings.edu
    Montana Tech - College of Technology
    Butte, Montana www.mtech.edu/cot/
    University of Montana - Helena - College of Technology
    Helena, MT www.umhelena.edu