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Vocational Careers
REVIEWS AND COMPARISONS
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Ratings
Overall Rating
Salary
Job Availability
Advancement Potential
9.23
9.15
8.82
8.50
8.35
8.32
8.15
7.82
7.53
7.25
10.00
8.13
9.38
8.13
6.88
8.75
8.13
7.50
6.88
6.88
8.13
10.00
8.13
8.13
10.00
7.50
7.50
8.75
8.75
6.88
9.38
10.00
8.75
10.00
8.75
8.75
9.38
6.88
6.88
8.75
Job Availability
Present number of jobs nationwide
367,880
728,670
107,270
246,810
495,970
213,560
200,870
294,020
331,890
55,920
Percentage of growth in 10 years
-2.87%
20.65%
21.00%
28.08%
33.90%
17.23%
12.91%
35.75%
30.57%
18.92%
Projected new jobs in 10 years
80,300
391,300
41,400
104,000
217,800
68,000
124,800
161,000
182,000
39,500
Advancement Potential
Advanced job titles in career track
Associate's degree required
Additional certification/education available
Schedules Available
Full-time
Part-time
Frequent overtime
 
 
 
 
 
 
On-call
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freelance/consultant
 
 
 
 
 
Day shift
Swing shift
 
 
 
 
Graveyard shift
 
 
 
 
 
Weekend shift
 
 
 
Work holidays
 
 
 
 
Interaction with Others
Work in teams
Work solo
Interaction with customers/patients
Physical Requirements
Must wear protective gear
 
 
 
 
 
Must sit at a desk for long periods
 
 
 
 
 
Be able to see detail at close range
 
On feet most of the time
 
 
 
Uniform required
 
 
 
Colorblindness a problem
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Be able to lift 50 lbs. or more
 
 
 
 
 
Basic Office Skills Required
Spelling, grammar, punctuation skills
 
Basic math skills
 
Typing, data entry and 10-key
 
MS Word
 
MS Excel
 
 
 
 
 
MS PowerPoint
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MS Outlook
 
Verbal communication and phone skills
Plan ahead/meet deadlines
 
English proficiency