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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.

By Shannon Lee

Tired of sitting behind a desk all day? These seven jobs are some of the fast-growing careers in the U.S. today, and could be a great match for those who want to stay away from cubicles. 

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.

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.

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.

By Dawn Papandrea

There's an evolution of education in America happening right now, in which non-traditional education is becoming a prime pathway for preparing workers for in-demand skilled jobs.