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Trade services jobs attractive to middle-aged workers
Dallas Morning News ^
| VICTOR GODINEZ and JAMIE GUMBRECHT
Posted on 09/07/2004 10:23:02 AM PDT by q_an_a
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the number of welders will rise 17 percent to 457,000 from 2002 to 2012, while the number of automotive service technicians and mechanics will increase 12.5 percent to 1.2 million.
It also expects heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics to see a 31.8 percent jump to 328,000 workers.
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KEYWORDS: jobs; trades
Farther down in the story they tell how these jobs strat at 25 to 40K per year but many pay 60 to 100K in 2-4 years. These service jobs look like honest work to me.
posted on 09/07/2004 10:23:03 AM PDT
... and they can't be outsourced to India or China...
posted on 09/07/2004 12:18:56 PM PDT
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