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At SkillPointe, we focus on careers that are in-demand, provide a steady income, require hands-on skills and can be attained through programs that won't put you in deep debt. Explore careers by industry and sort by salary or jobs available.

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80 Careers

Firefighters work together in a training exercise to put out a fire


Median Salary: $51,200
Jobs Available: 26,600+

If you tend to run toward danger instead of running away from it, here’s a job that can channel that energy.

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Food Service Manager

Median Salary: $61,300
Jobs Available: 45,300+

If the fast pace and challenges of restaurant life interest you, here's a job that will allow you to push your limits and learn something new every day.

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Graphic Designer

Median Salary: $55,300
Jobs Available: 26,000+

Interested in channeling your creativity into a career path? Get the details — and an insider's view — on how to make the transition to this in-demand job.

A heavy equipment mechanic inspects a broken excavator arm

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Median Salary: $58,900
Jobs Available: 18,500+

If you aren’t afraid of a little grease and you like the idea of getting your hands on some powerful equipment, this career could be a great fit.

Female HVAC technician in a hardhat and safety gear works on a rooftop HVAC unit

HVAC Technician

Median Salary: $52,500
Jobs Available: 42,000+

If you have a knack for solving mechanical problems, this lucrative and stable career is worth a look.

An industrial engineering technician reviews a blueprint while talking on a walkie-talkie in front of a worksite

Industrial Engineering Technician

Median Salary: $61,300
Jobs Available: 6,600+

Through keen observation and creative thinking, these technicians help employees and systems operate more effectively.

An industrial machinery mechanic or industrial maintenance technician does maintenance on an automatic robot arm in an auto factory

Industrial Machinery Mechanic

Median Salary: $60,600
Jobs Available: 50,700+

Industrial machines and factory equipment require special skills to keep them in good working order. These skilled technicians are in demand.

An IT support specialist helps an employee solve computer issues.

IT Support Specialist

Median Salary: $55,900
Jobs Available: 59,700+

If you get a kick out of solving technical problems and helping people, this career could be the one for you.

Black male kitchen manager smiles with the restaurant manager in the kitchen

Kitchen Manager

Median Salary: $37,300
Jobs Available: 181,300+

If you like working in fast-paced environment and take pride in preparing food, this is a great job to consider.

A lab technician works with samples and records the information

Laboratory Technician

Median Salary: $65,300
Jobs Available: 29,000+

If you're curious by nature, love science and like to work behind the scenes, learn more about this in-demand profession.