Did you know…
- Skilled trades workers earn 3.1% more than the average of all workers (this includes professionals like doctors and lawyers). Skilled trades is a smart career choice.
- Skilled trades is named as the #1 most difficult to fill sector in the United States and Canada. There are jobs available right now – especially for mobile workers.
- The average age of skilled trades people is between 55 and 59 — this means the shortage will continue and will get worse.
- The work performed by skilled trades people cannot be offshored — so it offers career longevity