In-demand career sectors are high-paying job types that are experiencing exponential growth and are in high demand. At Next, we aim to help you receive the training and experience you need to succeed in these sectors.

Healthcare

If you’re passionate about wellness and helping others in your community, a career in healthcare might be a perfect match for you! A few occupations and salary ranges in healthcare include:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant $16.30 – $19.60
  • Certified Medical Assistant $18 – $22.30
  • Registered Nurse (RN) $29 – $38.50
  • Pharmacy Tech $19.50 – $24
  • Dental Hygienist $44.34 – $60
  • Radiology Technician $32 – $42
  • Sterile Processing Technician $17 – $28
  • Dietician $34 – $53
  • Medical Records Specialist – $24

Technology

Considering a career in technology? The technology sector is growing quickly as the need for virtual connectivity continues to increase across businesses. A few occupations and salary ranges in technology include:

  • IT Support $47,000
  • Programmers $95,000
  • Cybersecurity analysts $113,000
  • Network Technician $26.17
  • Data analysts $76,430
  • Digital marketers $60,800

Manufacturing

Manufacturing jobs use labor, machines, chemicals, tools and processing in the production of products and goods. A few occupations and salary ranges in manufacturing include:

  • Welder $21 – $23.50
  • Manufacturing Specialist $15.82
  • Machine Operator $16.50
  • Mechanic $18.84 with extensive overtime opportunity
  • Machinist $22.20 – 29.81
  • Engineering Tech $76,540 – $91,139 annually

Construction

If you’re looking for a high-paying job with a booming market demand and opportunity for career growth, construction might be a good fit for you! A few occupations and salary ranges in construction include:

  • Flaggers $16.85
  • Roofers $21.87
  • Ironworkers $22
  • Carpenters $22 – 29.50
  • Pipefitters $25 – $31.40
  • Equipment operators $25.76
  • Plumbers $23.50 – 34.14
  • Surveyors $60,80
  • Electricians $20.60 – 25.53
  • Wind turbine technicians $53,467 annually

 

*All projected incomes sourced from Indeed for Washington State