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Professional Trades Offer Great Career Opportunities

530,000 Michigan jobs and 47,000 annual openings in the professional trades are projected by the year 2028.

Professional trades careers in Michigan pay about 39% higher than the statewide median for all occupations, with a median salary of $57,000 with little to no student debt.

Businesses across Michigan need highly skilled workers in industries such as agriculture, construction, health care, information technology, and manufacturing. Many of these careers  are in high-demand, pay a high wage, and do not require a four-year degree.  You can get a long-term, great paying career through short-term training, on-the-job training and certificate programs. We can help you get there!

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