Career Colleges and Vocational Schools in Ohio


Trade Schools in Ohio

If you're searching for a fulfilling career that requires only about two years of professional study, a trade or vocational school in Ohio may be a good choice for you. With a curriculum focused on providing active, useful skills that serve students in the workplace, trade schools in Ohio can prepare you for a job in nursing, construction, mechanics, industry, transportation or crafts.

With an economy based mainly on business, finance and manufacturing, Ohio is considered a top state for science, industry, education and energy research. As a result, many jobs are available in scientific research, manufacturing, industrial labor and electronics. Ohio is one of the largest producers of rubber, plastics, electronics and appliances in the country.

Trade schools in Ohio offer education and opportunities

Ohio has some of the friendliest tax laws for businesses, which explains why major corporations like Proctor & Gamble, the Kroger supermarket chain, and several major green energy and biomedical research firms are based in Cincinnati. The U.S. Census Bureau shows that the 2009 Ohio population was more than 11.5 million, and the mean annual income was $40,300. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the unemployment rate as 9.6 percent for December 2010, down from 10.8 percent in December 2009.

Graduates from trade schools in Ohio can do well in this prosperous state. The BLS estimates these mean annual salaries for 2009: dental hygienists $62,030, electricians $48,180, carpenters $40,330, brickmasons $49,990, graphic designers $42,410, and auto mechanics $36,090. If you're considering learning the skills for career success at trade schools in Ohio, you've come to the right place.

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