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Pennsylvania Trade Schools - Degrees, Programs and Certificates

Annually, Pennsylvania has 650 openings for electricians and 1,250 for auto mechanics, according to Projectionscentral.com, and the view for holders of many trade school or technical college qualifications is positive. Good news for trade school graduates: In 2004 Pennsylvania put $2.3 billion towards creating new jobs, a number of which will be available to college trained workers. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh combined are home to sixteen Fortune 500 companies, one of them U.S. Steel. All of these conditions make Philadelphia a particularly favorable state for trade school and technical college graduates and students. If school is among your career plans, consider Philadelphia. It offers a promising path for someone finishing college.

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Occupational Projections
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