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Trade Schools in New York

For the state’s residents, trade schools in New York represent an invaluable resource that can be used to help launch a new profession, or acquire the education and skills needed to further advance in a current one. The state’s vocational education programs are among the best in the world, offering certification, diploma and degree programs that qualify graduates for a variety of entry-level positions across a multitude of industries.

Learn more about the types of jobs one can prepare for through vocational schools in New York, and review the available programs around the state by reading through this free informational resource.

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Trade Schools in NY

Directory for Trade Schools in NY

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are currently just under 150 accredited trade schools in New York State. The table below lists each of these institutions, along with general program details and a links to each school’s website.

Name Address
A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology of Chelsea Inc. 252 West 29th Street, New York, New York 10001-5271
Academy of Cosmetology and Esthetics NYC 187 New Dorp Ln, Staten Island, New York 10306
Access Careers 25 Elm Place, Brooklyn, New York 11201-5826
Ace Computer Training Center 109-19 72nd Road, STE # 4F, Forest Hills, New York 11375
Adirondack Beauty School 108 Dix Ave, Glens Falls, New York 12801-0000
Aesthetic Science Institute 1202 Troy-Schenectady Road, Latham, New York 12110-1095
Allen School-Brooklyn 188 Montague Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201
Allen School-Jamaica 163-18 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, New York 11432
American Beauty School 1380 Metropolitan Avenue, Bronx, New York 10462
Ann Marie’s World of Beauty School 389 State St, Binghamton, New York 13901
Apex Technical School 24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, New York 11101
ASA College 81 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201-9805
Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics 386 Park Avenue South, Suite 1409, New York, New York 10016-8804
Austin’s School of Spa Technology 855 Central Avenue, Albany, New York 12206-1513
Aveda Institute-New York 233 Spring St, New York, New York 10013
Beauty School of Middletown 225 Dolson Ave, Middletown, New York 10940
Berk Trade and Business School 33-09 Queens Boulevard, Long Island City, New York 11101-8120
Berkeley College – Westchester Campus 99 Church Street, White Plains, New York 10601
Berkeley College-New York 3 East 43 Street, New York, New York 10017
Branford Hall Career Institute-Albany Campus 500 New Karner Rd, Albany, New York 12205
Branford Hall Career Institute-Bohemia Campus 565 Johnson Avenue, Bohemia, New York 11716
Briarcliffe College 1055 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, New York 11714-3545
Briarcliffe College–Patchogue 225 W Main St, Patchogue, New York 11772
Brittany Beauty School 210 East 188th St, Bronx, New York 10458
Brittany Beauty School 3274Hempstead Tpk, Levittown, New York 11756-1345
Bryant & Stratton College-Albany 1259 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12205
Bryant & Stratton College-Amherst 3650 Millersport Highway, Getzville, New York 14068
Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo 465 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203
Bryant & Stratton College-Greece 854 Long Pond Road, Rochester, New York 14612
Bryant & Stratton College-Henrietta 1225 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, New York 14623
Bryant & Stratton College-Online 180 Redtail Rd, Orchard Park, New York 14127
Bryant & Stratton College-Southtowns Sterling Park – 200 Redtail Rd., Orchard Park, New York 14127
Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse 953 James St, Syracuse, New York 13203-2502
Bryant & Stratton College-Syracuse North 8687 Carling Rd, Liverpool, New York 13090
Business Informatics Center inc 134 S Central Ave, Valley Stream, New York 11580-5431
Capri School of Hair Design 251 West Route 59, Nanuet, New York 10954
Career Institute of Health and Technology 340 Flatbush Ave Ext-3rd Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11201
Career Institute of Health and Technology 400 Oak Street, Garden City, New York 11530
Carsten Institute of Cosmetology 22 E 17th Street-Second Floor, New York, New York 10003
Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy 3 Cerone Commercial Dr, Albany, New York 12205
Charles Stuart School of Diamond Setting 1420 Kings Hwy 2nd Fl, Brooklyn, New York 11229
Cheryl Fells School of Business 2541 Military Road, Niagara Falls, New York 14304
Christie’s Education 11 West 42nd Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10036-8002
Continental School of Beauty Culture-Batavia 215 E. Main St, Batavia, New York 14020
Continental School of Beauty Culture-Buffalo 326 Kenmore Ave, Buffalo, New York 14223
Continental School of Beauty Culture-Mattydale 2803 Brewerton Road, Mattydale, New York 13211-1003
Continental School of Beauty Culture-Olean 517 N Barry St, Olean, New York 14760
Continental School of Beauty Culture-Rochester 633 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, New York 14623
Continental School of Beauty Culture-West Seneca 1050 Union Rd, West Seneca, New York 14224
DeVry College of New York 180 Madison Ave., Ste. 900, New York, New York 10016-5267
DeVry College of New York’s Keller Graduate School of Management 180 Madison Ave., Suite 900, New York, New York 10016-5267
Digital Film Academy 630 9th Ave Ste 901, New York, New York 10036
Elite Academy of Beauty Arts 426 Kings Hwy, Brooklyn, New York 11223
Elmira Business Institute 303 North Main Street, Elmira, New York 14901
Empire Beauty School-Brooklyn 2384 86th St, Brooklyn, New York 11214
Empire Beauty School-Manhattan 22 W 34th St, New York, New York 10001
Empire Beauty School-Peekskill 19 Bank St, Peekskill, New York 10566
Empire Beauty School-Queens 38-15 Broadway, Astoria, New York 11103
Everest Institute-Rochester 1630 Portland Ave, Rochester, New York 14621-3007
Finger Lakes School of Massage 272 North Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco, New York 10549
Finger Lakes School of Massage 1251 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850
Five Towns College 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills, New York 11746-5871
Globe Institute of Technology 500 7th Ave, New York, New York 10018
Hair Design Institute at Fifth Avenue-Brooklyn 375 86th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11209
Hair Design Institute at Fifth Avenue-New York 500 8th Ave., 8th Floor, New York, New York 10018
Hudson Valley School of Massage Therapy 1723 Route 9W, PO Box 174, West Park, New York 12493-0174
Hunter Business School 3601 Hempstead Tpk, Levittown, New York 11756-1375
Institute of Audio Research 64 University Place, New York, New York 10003
Institute of Culinary Education 50 W 23rd St, New York, New York 10010
Island Drafting and Technical Institute 128 Broadway Rte 110, Amityville, New York 11701-2704
ITT Technical Institute-Albany 13 Airline Dr, Albany, New York 12205
ITT Technical Institute-Getzville 2295 Millersport Hwy, Getzville, New York 14068-0327
ITT Technical Institute-Liverpool 235 Greenfield Parkway, Liverpool, New York 13088-6651
Jamestown Business College 7 Fairmount Ave, Jamestown, New York 14701-4756
Joffrey Ballet School-American Ballet Center 434 Ave of the Americas, New York, New York 10011
John Paolo’s Xtreme Beauty Institute/Goldwell Product Artistry 2144 Saratoga Ave, Ballston Spa, New York 12020
John Paolo’s Xtreme Beauty Institute-Goldwell Pro 638 Columbia St Extension, Latham, New York 12110
Leon Studio One School of Hair Design 5385 Main St, Williamsville, New York 14221
Leon Studio One School of Hair Design & Career Training Center 184 Sweeney Street, North Tonawanda, New York 14120-5922
Lia Schorr Institute of Cosmetic Skin Care Training 686 Lexington Ave 4th Fl, New York, New York 10022-2614
LIM College 12 E 53rd St, New York, New York 10022-5268
Lincoln Technical Institute-Whitestone 15-30 Petracca Pl, Whitestone, New York 11357
Long Island Barber Institute 266 Greenwich Street, Hempstead, New York 11550-6317
Long Island Beauty School-Hauppauge 544 Rte 111, Hauppauge, New York 11788
Long Island Beauty School-Hempstead 173-A Fulton Ave, Hempstead, New York 11550
Long Island Business Institute 136-18 39th Avenue, Fifth Floor, Flushing, New York 11354-5577
Long Island Nail & Skin Care Institute 3709 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, New York 11756-1316
Make-up Designory 375 W Broadway, Ste. 202, New York, New York 10012
Mandl School-The College of Allied Health 254 W 54th St, New York, New York 10019-5516
Manhattan Institute 255 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10016-6516
MarJon School of Beauty ltd 144 Main Street, Lockport, New York 14094-3702
MarJon School of Beauty ltd 1154 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Tonawanda, New York 14150
Miami Ad School-New York 10 Jay Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201-1128
Micropower Career Institute 137W 25th street , 5th floor, New York, New York 10001
Midway Paris Beauty School 54-40 Myrtle Ave, Ridgewood, New York 11385
Mildred Elley 25 Broadway 16th Floor, New York, New York 10004-1010
Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus 855 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12206-1513
Modern Welding School 1842 State St, Schenectady, New York 12304
Monroe College 2501 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, New York 10468
National Tractor Trailer School inc-Buffalo 175 Katherine St, Buffalo, New York 14210-2007
National Tractor Trailer School inc-Liverpool 4650 Buckley Rd, Liverpool, New York 13088-0208
New Age Training 145 West 30th Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10001-4034
New Life Business Institute 161-10 Jamaica Ave Ste 404, Jamaica, New York 11432
New School of Radio and Television 7 Harriman Campus Road, Albany, New York 12206
New York Automotive and Diesel Institute 178-18 Liberty Avenue, Jamaica, New York 11433-1433
New York Career Institute 11 Park Place 4th Floor, New York, New York 10007
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts 39 W 19th Street, New York, New York 10011-4225
New York Institute of Massage inc 4701 Transit Rd, Williamsville, New York 14221
New York Medical Career Training Center 36-09 Main St 5th Fl, Flushing, New York 11354
New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants 33-10 Queens Blvd, Long Island City, New York 11101
New York School of Esthetics & Day Spa 14 North Broadway, Tarrytown, New York 10591-3232
Olean Business Institute 301 N Union St, Olean, New York 14760
Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage-Rochester 302 N Goodman St Ste 200, Rochester, New York 14607
Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage-Syracuse 719 E Genesee St, Syracuse, New York 13210
Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology 232 North Allen St, Albany, New York 12206
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-New York 915 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10010-7108
Plaza College 74-09 37th Ave, Jackson Heights, New York 11372
Ridley-Lowell School of Business 26 South Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
Ridley-Lowell School of Business 116 Front St, Binghamton, New York 13905-3190
SAE Institute of Technology-New York 218 West 18th St Fl 4, New York, New York 10011-4552
Sanford-Brown Institute-Garden City 711 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530
Sanford-Brown Institute-New York 120 E 16th St., 4th Floor, New York, New York 10003
Sanford-Brown Institute-White Plains 333 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, New York 10604-2910
SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown 320 S. Service Road, Melville, New York 11747
School of Visual Arts 209 E 23rd St, New York, New York 10010
Shear Ego International School of Hair Design 525 Titus Ave, Rochester, New York 14617
Simmons Institute of Funeral Service inc 1828 South Ave, Syracuse, New York 13207
St Paul’s School of Nursing-Queens 97-77 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, New York 11374
St Paul’s School of Nursing-Staten Island Corporate Commons Two, 2 Teleport Drive, Suite 203, Staten Island, New York 10311
Star Career Academy-New York 154 W 14TH St 10th floor, New York, New York 10011-7307
Star Career Academy-Syosset 125 Michael Drive, Syosset, New York 11791-5311
Studio Jewelers 32 E 31 St, New York, New York 10016-4112
Suburban Technical School 175 Fulton Ave, Hempstead, New York 11550-3718
Swedish Institute a College of Health Sciences 226 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10001-6700
Technical Career Institutes 320 W 31st St, New York, New York 10001
The Art Institute of New York City 11-17 Beach Street, New York, New York 10013
The Collective School Of Music 541 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10011-2026
The College of Westchester 325 Central Ave, White Plains, New York 10606-1200
The International Culinary Center 462 Broadway, New York, New York 10013-2618
The Salon Professional Academy-Tonawanda 2309 Eggert Rd, Tonawanda, New York 14150
Tri-State College of Acupuncture 80 Eighth Ave Rm 400, New York, New York 10011
Utica School of Commerce 201 Bleecker St, Utica, New York 13501
Westchester School of Beauty Culture Six Gramatan Avenue Suite 200, Mount Vernon, New York 10550-2295
Wood Tobe-Coburn School 8 E 40th St, New York, New York 10016-0190

Employment & Salary Outlook

The 2020 New York Job Market

The New York labor market is among the most vibrant and diverse in the entire country. Although competition for jobs is fierce across the state, opportunities still abound for qualified individuals. The state’s Department of Labor projects that the region’s greatest growth over the remainder of the decade will occur in the healthcare, education and financial segments of the economy.

New York’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

According to the New York State Department of Labor, the 10 occupations listed below will experience the fastest rate of growth in the state through 2020. If you’d like to learn more about these occupations, simply click on the name below and you’ll be able to watch a brief video and view official employment statistics.

Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in NY (2012): $22,300

2010 Employment: 128,230

2020 Employment: 191,480

Pct Change: 49%

 

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Home Health Aides

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program. Median Salary in NY (2012): $19,900 2010 Employment: 138,790 2020 Employment: 200,650 Pct Change: 45%
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Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in NY (2012): $53,000

2010 Employment: 8,540

2020 Employment: 12,250

Pct Change: 43%

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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in NY (2012): $35,600 2010 Employment: 3,830 2020 Employment: 5,390 Pct Change: 41%  
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Physical Therapist Aides

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program.

Median Salary in NY (2012): $26,500

2010 Employment: 2,570

2020 Employment: 3,560

Pct Change: 38%

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Health Educators

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in NY (2012): $44,700 2010 Employment: 6,220 2020 Employment: 8,510 Pct Change: 37%  
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Helpers - Carpenters

Minimum Education: Less than high school with apprenticeship.

Median Salary in NY (2012): $26,200

2010 Employment: 4,150

2020 Employment: 5,620

Pct Change: 36%

 

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program. Median Salary in NY (2012): $66,900 2010 Employment: 3,600 2020 Employment: 4,810 Pct Change: 34%  
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Interpreters and Translators

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in NY (2012): $55,600

2010 Employment: 4,790

2020 Employment: 6,350

Pct Change: 33%

 

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Coaches and Scouts

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Median Salary in NY (2012): $35,800 2010 Employment: 11,850 2020 Employment: 15,680 Pct Change: 32%  
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Source: New York State Department of Labor

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