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Art and design trade schools offer an even broader range of career choices. You can enter interior design, the fashion industry, music production, and many other arts-related fields.
Even within the industries the job choices are vast. With a focus on fashion you could find yourself working on actual design, buying fabrics, or doing marketing for a boutique or big designer.
It’s a wonderful path for a creative student who is passionate about a job that’s offered with one of these focuses.
Median Salary: Varies wildly. Starting salary can be low, but the ability to rise in these industries is significant.
Requirements vary from region to region, but a job in law enforcement can frequently be had with police academy training, dedication to physical fitness, and minimum criminal justice schooling.
If this path is appealing, but you’re still looking into a four-year school, maybe look at the colleges that excel in forensics.
Median Pay: $56,130 (up to $90,000)
Trade school can mean many things, and it’s often a path for students who know exactly what they want to do, want to get hands-on experience doing it, and can’t wait to get started.
There are loads more jobs available through trade schools from nursing to a dental hygienist, web developer to paralegal. The variety of paths and end points make trade school something worth considering. It won’t be for everyone, but there are benefits that could make it the right fit for you.
If you’re still undecided on which path is right for you, look through some other kinds of school you can pursue.
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