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Entering the workforce or changing careers can be scary. We have outlined the top 15 careers our Region is hiring for today, and will need to continue to hire the next decade. 

Electricians

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INSTRUMENTATION TECHNICIAN


Machinists

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Potential Pay:  $53,220 per year*

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Additional Info: In addition to fixing problems, airport mechanics are required to perform regular inspections following Federal Aviation Administration guidelines. Avionics technicians are responsible for the communications and flight electronics in the aircraft, while repair and maintenance mechanics tend to the engines, exterior hulls, landing gear and other parts.

*Median pay for aircraft mechanics and avionics technicians in 2010 was $53,220, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Heavy Equiptment Mechanic


Forklift Operator

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truck driver

Potential Pay: $40,000 - $60,000 per year ($900 - $1,200 per week)

Schooling: CDL (Commercial Drivers License)

Schooling/Training Time: Approximately 4 weeks

Resources: For training, coaching, schooling & more visit Suncoast Trucking in Moore Haven, FL https://www.suncoasttrucking.com. This school has a 95% job placement rate!

Additional Info: Many employers offer tuition reimbursement.  


Welder

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