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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.

December 16, 2015 | By Shannon Lee

With solid job growth and compensation as high as six figures in some cases, these careers are a testament to the value of vocational education.

December 9, 2015 | By Johanna Sorrentino

Despite the educational opportunities that trade schools provide, there are still several myths that persist about vocational education. With the help of an expert in the field, we aim to bust five of these myths, and give you the real scoop about vocational education.

December 2, 2015 | By Johanna Sorrentino

Despite advances in working rights of women, skilled trades are still considered "non-traditional" careers for women. To help break down barriers for others considering a career in a trade, we asked some ladies from the fastest-growing skilled trades to offer their advice to other girls considering these career paths.

November 5, 2015 | By Richard Barrington

Despite figures that show the benefits of 4-year degrees, vocational training might be more rewarding in many cases.

November 5, 2015 | By Kay Easton

If you're wondering how to choose between one vocational education program and another and what you should know about choosing the right vocational school, there are important questions to answer regarding accreditation, career placement and more.

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