Colorado offers more than skiing, as its wealth of vocational and technical school programs will show you. It's ranked number one in the country for the competitiveness of its existing businesses. However, there is a need in Colorado for educated workers in industries such as business and management. Completion of a Colorado vocational school program in business can open the door to Colorado's lucrative business world. Hot jobs in the state include business management, data processing, advertising and public relations.
According to U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) 14th in the country for per capita income, Colorado is home to more than just business. Other leading Colorado sectors include healthcare and automotive industries, making those fields a safe bet for further education. Top Colorado jobs in these fields include nursing, medical assisting and automotive mechanics. Whether you're in Boulder or Colorado Springs, a Colorado vocational or technical school can get you started in business, healthcare or the automotive industry.
|Career||Annual Median Wage||Total Employment|
|Insulation Workers, Mechanical||35150|
|Transportation Security Screeners||1120||36800|
|Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters||230||29650|
|Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic||160||53210|
|Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders||570||50190|
|Occupational Therapy Assistants||520||49000|
|Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders||520||29280|
|Physical Therapist Aides||380||29250|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||790||75910|
|Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic||1060||40210|
|Home Health Aides||10360||23210|
|Personal Care Aides||18290||20410|