Top 20 careers in Wisconsin for tech grads
Just how many jobs are out there for Wisconsin technical college graduates? A look at the job openings posted by Wisconsin employers on the Wisconsin TechConnect website reveals skills employers are searching for.
Graduates with marketing degrees have the most number of opportunities (3,500+). Associate degree graduates in this field can expect a median starting salary of $33,000.
Number two on the site is administrative professional. Employers are looking for graduates who hold a technical diploma or an associate degree in this field. Median starting salary for these graduates is $27,376 according to the website. Nursing assistant is number three with a median starting salary of $23,102.
Rounding out the top 20 list are:
Mechanical Design Technology
Early Childhood Education
Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement
Nursing – Associate Degree
Computer Support Specialist
Supply Chain Management
Food Service Production
When talking with your child about possible careers, encourage them to consider fields with more openings where they will have a better chance of getting hired. Not everyone is suited for marketing careers, but perhaps software developer would be a perfect match for your son or daughter. This list could contain some careers your child has never considered.
To find out more about these careers visit wistechcolleges.org.