Everyone wants to work in an industry where there are opportunities. That’s why it’s important to keep in mind what jobs are growing versus those that are becoming obsolete. Many jobs today are being taken on by computers or outsourced overseas, but there are still plenty of industries that offer rewarding and promising futures. Many careers in Florida fit that mold, particularly Automotive and HVAC.
Throughout August, Lincoln Tech is going around the country and analyzing which career fields are growing in the states where we offer training. Take a look at the data below and use it to find great opportunities. (All career growth projections and salary information can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2014-2024, unless otherwise noted.)
Growing Careers in Florida
Automotive Technician: Diagnose, repair and maintain vehicles by becoming an automotive technician. By 2024, automotive jobs in Florida are expected to grow 19 percent – accounting for almost 18,000 openings.
HVAC Technician: Install and repair heating and cooling systems as an HVAC technician. Florida weather makes this profession a year-round need – opportunities are expected to grow 33% by 2024, adding more than 10,000 positions in the process.
You can build skills for these important careers – and get connected to potential hiring managers – with a hands-on training program at a school like Lincoln Tech in West Palm Beach. Since 1982 Lincoln Tech has been a regional leader for career-changers and high school graduates looking to boost their career outlook by training for growing career fields.
The campus has helped thousands of graduates launch careers that help them provide better lives for themselves and their families, and the school’s reputation has helped them build up a trusted network of employer partners who turn to Lincoln Tech for the job candidates they need. No matter which career path you choose, you’ll develop the skills needed to successfully enter the field and grow your career!