College enrollment fell dramatically during the pandemic. But programs in the skilled trades are booming.
Experts say that skilled trade jobs in construction, HVAC, and automotive repair are expected to grow exponentially in the next decade. Many of these positions pay six figures. Even now, in some instances, people with a two-year degree and certificate in the trades are out-earning those with a bachelor's degree.
Cherish Changala-Miller works for a company called Revolution, an Arkansas-based plastics manufacturing business that focuses on delivering more sustainable plastic solutions.
With an increasing global focus on preserving the environment, jobs at companies like Revolution are growing. Learn more about these opportunities in this special series on promising career paths for workers of all education levels.