What Jobs are Growing in Colorado?
When contemplating a future career, it's important to keep in mind which industries are growing versus what jobs are becoming obsolete. Everyone wants to work in an industry where there are opportunities and room for growth. That's why jobs that can't be taken on by computers or exported overseas are your ticket to a rewarding and promising future. Throughout the month of August, Lincoln Tech is going around the country and analyzing which career fields are growing in the states where we offer training. Today, we look at what jobs in Colorado are growing.
Pay attention to the data below, and use this information to guide you toward a fulfilling career. All career-growth projections and salary information can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2012–2022, unless otherwise noted.
What Jobs In Colorado Are Growing?
Automotive Technician: Turn a fulfilling hobby into a career by becoming an automotive technician. Lincoln Tech's Denver training program offers hands-on experience to help you succeed in an entry-level position. After you've completed the program, you can expect opportunities to be available in the field: jobs are predicted to grow 20 percent around the state by 2022. You can also take advantage of our special partnership training program with Audi!
Diesel and Truck Technician: If you prefer working on larger vehicles, consider becoming a diesel and truck technician. From groceries to medical supplies, the trucking industry is responsible for carrying a variety of essential goods across the country. You can become part of the industry by enrolling in the Lincoln Tech Diesel Mechanic program. In Colorado alone, job opportunities for Diesel technicians are expected to grow 16 percent.
Collision Repair Specialist: Work on auto bodies to repair and straighten frames after a collision, or use your artistic flair to create eye-catching custom paint jobs. This career calls for a variety of skills, including repairing damaged metal panels using body hammers, dollies and paintless dent repair techniques. After you've completed training, take advantage of the many opportunities in Colorado to begin your career: positions in this industry are expected to grow 19 percent.
HVAC Technician: Learn all the skills you need to repair heating and central air conditioning units, commercial refrigeration systems and more. In Colorado, jobs for HVAC technicians are expected to grow 35 percent by 2022.
Welder: Welding is a career that’s in demand around the country as well as in Colorado. This is a trade that can be practiced in a lot of different industries, including construction, shipbuilding, infrastructure and many others. Jobs in this field are expected to grow 15 percent across Colorado