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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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It’s OK if you don’t know what you want to do. This short visual quiz will help you identify skills-based careers that best match your personality.

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80 Careers

A logistician in a safety vest checks in with employees at a warehouse


Median Salary: $97,000
Jobs Available: 14,200+

Are you organized, analytical and enjoy coordinating activities or processes? Take a moment to learn about this in-demand career.

Apprentices learn how to run a computer control panel in a machine shop


Median Salary: $49,700
Jobs Available: 43,700+

Almost everything you see around you is created with the help of a machinist. It’s a career that requires great skill, precision, an eye for detail

A medical assistant takes a patient’s blood pressure

Medical Assistant

Median Salary: $38,400
Jobs Available: 110,200+

Medical assistants wear many hats. These healthcare professionals typically cross-train to perform administrative and clinical duties. They are

A medical records technician helps keep track of patient data

Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Median Salary: $47,000
Jobs Available: 24,800+

These in-demand technicians keep medical offices running efficiently. They have an eye for detail and stay calm when things change.

A diagnostic medical sonographer shows a pregnant woman an ultrasound of her baby

Medical Sonographer

Median Salary: $81,300
Jobs Available: 7,300+

These healthcare specialists create pictures using sound echoes in the body. The images are used to diagnose and treat medical conditions.

A metal fabricator uses a hydraulic punching machine on a piece of metal

Metal Fabricator

Median Salary: $52,700
Jobs Available: 163,800+

These skilled workers build machines and structures from raw metal. If you like building and fixing things, this career could be for you.

MRI technicians prepare a patient for a scan

MRI Technician

Median Salary: $80,200
Jobs Available: 3,400+

Want to work in a fast-paced medical field? Techs operate complex equipment to help people get the best medical care. Plus: You can grow in this field.

A male network systems administrator runs diagnostics and maintenance testing by a bank of servers

Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Median Salary: $88,300
Jobs Available: 26,500+

Every kind of business needs a healthy computer network. If you’re a good tech troubleshooter, consider this essential, opportunity-rich role.

A nuclear technician monitors screens in the control room.

Nuclear Technician

Median Salary: $98,000
Jobs Available: 500+

If you’re interested in science and technology, take a serious look at this career, where you could work in nuclear energy production or research.

A licensed practical nurse tests a patient’s blood oxygen level with a pulse oximeter

Nurse - LPN / LVN

Median Salary: $54,300
Jobs Available: 61,300+

If you’re a caretaker by nature and are interested in the medical field, this job could be a natural fit. Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and