Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in New York


Trade Schools in New York

The state of New York provides diverse lifestyle options. Most of the state is composed of woodlands, rivers, lakes, mountains, farmland, and small- to medium-sized towns and cities. However, the name New York conjures one place for many: New York City, one of the most celebrated, colorful and fast-paced cities in the world. The city is a global epicenter for industries such as fashion, art, entertainment, tourism, technology, international finance, advertising and health care. If you enjoy a big-city lifestyle, it's hard to beat New York. If you prefer a more nature-centered environment, the state is home to the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains; Niagara Falls; Lakes Champlain, Erie, Ontario, and George; and countless recreational areas. Excellent trade schools throughout the state offer comprehensive programs in accounting, health care, veterinary care, criminal justice, culinary arts, IT, business and much more.

Trade schools in New York provide the training you need

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that as of 2009, New York had more than 19.5 million residents, with more than 8 million of them working in the New York City area. The mean annual salary for all occupations in the state was about $50,700 in 2009 per the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health care needs are expected to grow in New York, as they are throughout the country, and the mean annual salary for nursing aides in New York was almost $31,000 in 2009, while massage therapists made almost $49,000. The mean annual salary for those in management occupations was more than $125,700, and for those in the computer and mathematical science occupations, it was nearly $79,000.

Take a look at trade schools in New York for your chance at a bright future.

See also: Universities and Colleges in New York

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            New York, NY
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