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Miami Vocational Schools, Trade Schools and Technical Schools

Miami is a popular vacation and retirement destination. To help meet the demand for trained professionals in tourism and medicine, some Miami vocational schools offer programs and courses in hospitality, recreation and health care. In addition, growth in professional and business services fields, including information technology, is keeping a brisk pace. International trade is one of the key industries in Miami-Dade County, making up over 105,000 jobs and offering the highest pay in the area, according to the Miami-Dade County official website. In addition to a variety of positions in international trade, there is a formidable group of smaller businesses that are growing fast, such as the dozens of companies in the Miami-Dade metro area listed on the 2013 Inc. 5000 list.Businesses that garnered mention on the list included:

  • SKM Media Group
  • Touchsuite
  • New Wave Surgical
  • Transcend Media
  • Full Circle Marketing
  • JC Tax Group
  • Oncology Analysts
  • Acordis International
  • Bed Bug Supply

Miami's economy in a nutshell

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population in Miami as of 2012 was 413,892, while the population in the expanded Miami-Dade area was 2,617,176 in 2013. These residents work in a variety of occupations, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov) reported the following median hourly wages in May 2013 for specific Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall jobs in the health care, hospitality and computer sectors:

  • Registered Nurses: $28.42
  • Food service managers: $28.24
  • Computer network support specialists: $26.34
  • Chefs and head cooks: $25.34
  • Radiologic technologists: $23.25
  • Medical records and health information technicians: $14.50

Recent high school graduates or people wanting to enhance or change their current careers may want to explore the options available at a Miami technical, trade or vocational school.


Miami-Dade County, Florida, QuickFacts, U.S. Census Bureau, http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/12/12086.html

Miami Dade County, miamidade.GOV, http://www.miamidade.gov/info/about_miami-dade_statistics.asp "There's economic optimism for 2014…but not a lot," Douglas Hanks, Martha Brannigan and Evan S.

Benn, Miami Herald Business, January 1, 2014, http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/01/01/3847999/theres-economic-optimism-for-2014.html "Top

Companies in the Miami Metro Area on the 2013 Inc. 5000," Inc., http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2013/metro/miami

Vocational Schools in Miami, Florida
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