Find Your Place in the Skills-Based World

Explore the most in-demand ,skills-based jobs in the U.S. in many industries. Learn which job would be a good fit for you and how to reach that goal. Then, find training that fits your life and get started on your new path.

Explore Public Service Careers (12)

  • Correctional officer walks through prison aisle
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    If you want to help keep the public safe and serve your community, this career could be a good fit for you.
    Median Salary $47,000
    Jobs Available
    36,570+
  • A criminal investigator takes photos at a crime scene
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    Here's an opportunity to serve your community. CIs gather facts and collect evidence to help solve crimes. They play an integral role in the justice system.
    Median Salary $87,000
    Jobs Available
    8,570+
  • Two paramedics check a patient's vitals and transport her to an ambulance during an emergency
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    If you like helping people in your community, learn what it takes to become an essential medical responder.
    Median Salary $37,000
    Jobs Available
    21,440+
  • An environmental field technician collects a water sample
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    These technicians protect public health by taking samples of air, soil and water and conducting tests on those samples.
    Median Salary $47,000
    Jobs Available
    4,530+
  • Firefighters work together in a training exercise to put out a fire
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    If you tend to run toward danger instead of running away from it, here’s a job that can channel that energy.
    Median Salary $52,000
    Jobs Available
    25,700+
  • A paralegal or legal assistant does research for lawyers
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    There’s a way to work in the field of law without going to law school. Use your organizational skills and strong work ethic to become a paralegal.
    Median Salary $53,000
    Jobs Available
    41,200+
  • Female police officer stands by her patrol car
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    If you want to help your community, this in-demand career is one to consider. You’ll make a difference and learn new skills every day.
    Median Salary $66,000
    Jobs Available
    54,990+
  • A black female preschool teacher helps three preschool students learn their shapes
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    If you love kids and want a calling — not just a job — look no further. This is career will keep you on your toes and reward you with deep satisfaction.
    Median Salary $47,000
    Jobs Available
    46,750+
  • A real estate appraiser completes a form that notes the condition of a house
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    Love looking at real estate? This is a career that will allow you to work at the heart of the local real estate market while helping provide a valuable service.
    Median Salary $59,000
    Jobs Available
    14,670+
  • A social services assistant checks on an elderly client in a medical setting
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    This highly rewarding career doesn't require years of training, yet it's a job where you can make a difference. Plus, the predicted job growth is 12%!
    Median Salary $36,000
    Jobs Available
    56,430+

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