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Archives for January 18th, 2015

Careers in the USA: Electricians

Electricians Electricians inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers. Quick Facts: Electricians 2012 Median Pay $49,840 per year $23.96 per hour Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Apprenticeship Number of Jobs, 2012 583,500 Job Outlook, 2012-22 20% (Faster than average) Employment Change, 2012-22 […]

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Careers in the USA: Civil Engineers

Civil Engineers Civil engineers design and supervise large construction projects. Quick Facts: Civil Engineers 2012 Median Pay $79,340 per year $38.14 per hour Entry-Level Education Bachelor’s degree Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training None Number of Jobs, 2012 272,900 Job Outlook, 2012-22 20% (Faster than average) Employment Change, 2012-22 53,700 What Civil […]

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Careers in the USA: Architects

Architects Architects plan and design houses, office buildings, and other structures. Quick Facts: Architects 2012 Median Pay $73,090 per year $35.14 per hour Entry-Level Education Bachelor’s degree Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Internship/residency Number of Jobs, 2012 107,400 Job Outlook, 2012-22 17% (Faster than average) Employment Change, 2012-22 18,600 What Architects […]

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Careers in the USA: Drafters

Drafters Drafters take designs from engineers and architects and convert them into plans needed for construction. Quick Facts: Drafters 2012 Median Pay $49,630 per year $23.86 per hour Entry-Level Education Associate’s degree Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training None Number of Jobs, 2012 199,800 Job Outlook, 2012-22 1% (Little or no change) […]

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Careers in the USA: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics Automotive service technicians and mechanics explain to clients the repairs done on their vehicles. Quick Facts: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 2012 Median Pay $36,610 per year $17.60 per hour Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Long-term on-the-job training Number […]

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Careers in the USA: Carpenters

Carpenters Carpenters use a wide variety of hand and power tools. Quick Facts: Carpenters 2012 Median Pay $39,940 per year $19.20 per hour Entry-Level Education High school diploma or equivalent Work Experience in a Related Occupation None On-the-job Training Apprenticeship Number of Jobs, 2012 901,200 Job Outlook, 2012-22 24% (Much faster than average) Employment Change, […]

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