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Career Choice: Training needed for types of jobs

Deciding Where to Go

These are some of the industries you can choose from as your career destination.

  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Business, Management & Administration
  • Education & Training
  • Finance
  • Government & Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing, Sales & Service
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Choosing a Route

There are many career options within each industry destination depending on the training route you take. Here’s one example of where you could take a career in business:

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Vocational Certificate Bookkeeper or Accounting Clerk
2-year Certificate or Associate Degree Retail or Office Manager
College Degree Accountant or Auditor

And below is another example in the health science field.

With a ...  You Could Be a...
Vocational Certificate Licensed Practical Nurse
2-year Certificate or Associate Degree Registered Nurse
College Degree Physician Assistant

Arriving at Your Destination
These are a few jobs that are projected to pay well and be in-demand over the long term (2015-2019) here in Florida.

Training Required Occupation Avg. Hourly Wage
Vocational
Training
Security & Fire Alarm System Installers $17.83
Heating, AC, Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers $19.20
Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurses $19.68
Paralegals or Legal Assistants $22.59
Construction & Building Inspectors $25.96
Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts $34.54
 
Certificate
or
Associate Degree
Meeting & Convention Planners $22.13
Civil Engineering Technicians $24.34
Physical Therapist Assistants $26.93
Dental Hygienists $28.55
Registered Nurses $30.83
Network & Computer Systems Administrators $34.32
 
4 or More
Years of College
Elementary School Teachers $30.78
Accountants & Auditors $31.06
Civil Engineers $39.54
Physician Assistants $43.03
Veterinarians $53.29
Pharmacists $53.31


Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Labor Market Statistics

For the full list of jobs and wages, visit www.floridawages.com