Explore Careers

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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An occupational therapy assistant helps a patient in a therapy session to improve mobility

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Median Salary: $63,800
Jobs Available: 7,800+

If you’re a problem-solver and want to help people directly, check out the details of this job. It’s one of the fastest-growing healthcare careers in the U.S.

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Office Manager

Median Salary: $96,600
Jobs Available: 268,000+

Every type of office needs one of these must-have administrators to keep things organized and running smoothly.

A paralegal or legal assistant does research for lawyers

Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Median Salary: $57,200
Jobs Available: 44,900+

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.

A pharmacy technician checks prescriptions

Pharmacy Technician

Median Salary: $38,000
Jobs Available: 37,000+

Many jobs in healthcare require an educational commitment that’s out of reach for many, but here’s an exception that's well-suited to someone with an eye for detail.

Phlebotomist inserts a needle to take a blood sample


Median Salary: $38,300
Jobs Available: 20,300+

If the sight of blood doesn’t make you squeamish, this is a career to consider. A phlebotomist is an important member of the health care team.

A physical therapy assistant helps a woman keep her balance as she tries to walk in the hospital

Physical Therapy Assistant

Median Salary: $62,000
Jobs Available: 16,500+

Do you get satisfaction out of helping someone reach a goal? PTAs helps patients recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain.

A pipefitter cuts a steel pipe before installation

Pipefitter / Steamfitter

Median Salary: $54,300
Jobs Available: 58,000+

These careers are for those who love to create something out of nothing. Fitters start with a blueprint and make pipe systems a reality.

A plumber replaces a pipe fitting


Median Salary: $48,400
Jobs Available: 61,400+

This highly skilled career offers stability and a chance to solve important problems every day. Plus, no two days as a plumber will be the same!

Female police officer stands by her patrol car

Police Officer

Median Salary: $65,200
Jobs Available: 59,100+

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.

A power generation technician, or generator technician, performs preventative maintenance on a power system.

Power Generation Technician

Median Salary: $49,100
Jobs Available: 1,900+

A power generation technician, also known as a generator technician, installs and troubleshoots electrical power systems driven by diesel- or gas-fueled engines.