Vocational and Trade

We believe that real work matters, and that includes vocational and skilled trade jobs. Get the latest information on trends in vocational education in the U.S., including salary data, educational requirements, school listings, and more.

August 13, 2019 | By Justin Boyle

Vocational school can be a great way to train for a new career or brush up your skills to advance in your current job. Check out our list of the best vocational schools in the U.S. and find out how they help students prepare for top careers.

How Much Does Trade School Cost?
June 7, 2019 | By Johanna Sorrentino

It's an important question for those deciding if a vocational education is right for them: How much does trade school cost? Find detailed answers using data from the National Center for Education Statistics.

jobs with biggest pay disparities
October 11, 2018 | By Maryalene LaPonsie

Did you know you could be making more money doing the same job in another state? Check out our list of jobs with the largest pay disparities across states in the U.S., with salaries adjusted for cost of living.

Jobs for Natural Problem-Solvers
October 5, 2018 | By Justin Boyle

If you've got a knack for solving puzzles or nosing the solutions to real-world problems, you might be able to make use of your talent in some unexpected ways. Check out this list of top careers for problem solvers — you're bound to see a few that will surprise you.

playful and entertaining jobs
July 29, 2018 | By Ariana Smith

Imagine getting paid to play all day. While no job is perfect, these 12 jobs have a certain element of playtime that make them uniquely fun.


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