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Trade Schools in Oregon

The Beaver State is experiencing a tremendous rebound from the nation’s recent economic downturn, and trade schools in Oregon are currently accepting students into vocational programs that help qualify them for a wide variety of entry-level positions with the state’s top employers. Most programs offer both online and campus-based courses, and reward students with professional certificates and degrees in fields as diverse as healthcare, technology and finance.

The free information resource provided on this page is intended to help prospective students locate the vocational schools in Oregon that are appropriate for their educational needs. We’ve also provided several resources that provide a picture of the state’s evolving job market and labor needs.

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Trade Schools in OR

List of Trade Schools in OR

The National Center for Education Statistics currently recognizes 42 accredited trade schools in Oregon. The table below contains basic program information and contact details for each of these institutions.

Name Address
Abdill Career College Inc 843 E Main Ste 203, Medford, Oregon 97504-7137
Academy of Hair Design Inc 305 Court NE, Salem, Oregon 97301
American College of Healthcare Sciences 5940 SW Hood Ave, Portland, Oregon 97239
Anthem College-Portland 4145 SW Watson Ave-Ste 300, Beaverton, Oregon 97005
Aveda Institute-Portland 325 Northwest 13th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97209-3144
Beau Monde College of Hair Design 1221 SW 12th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97205
Carrington College-Portland 2004 Lloyd Center, 3rd Floor, Portland, Oregon 97232-1309
College of Cosmetology 357 E Main St, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601-3233
College of Hair Design Careers 1684 Clay St NE, Salem, Oregon 97301-1952
Concorde Career College-Portland 1425 NE Irving Street, Bldg 300, Portland, Oregon 97232-4203
DeVry University-Oregon 9755 SW Barnes Road, Ste. 150, Portland, Oregon 97225-6651
DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Oregon 9755 SW Barnes Road, Suite 150, Portland, Oregon 97225-6651
East West College of the Healing Arts 525 NE Oregon St, Portland, Oregon 97232-0000
Everest College-Portland 425 SW Washington, Portland, Oregon 97204-2296
Everest Institute-Tigard 9600 SW Oak St, Suite 400, Tigard, Oregon 97223
Heald College-Portland 6035 NE 78th Ct, Portland, Oregon 97218-2852
Institute of Technology inc 4700 Silverton Road NE, Salem, Oregon 97305
ITT Technical Institute-Portland 9500 NE Cascades Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97220
ITT Technical Institute-Salem 4825 Commercial Street SE, Salem, Oregon 97306-1905
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Portland 600 SW 10th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, Oregon 97205-2793
Marinello School of Beauty 2540 N E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97212-3732
Northwest College 4200 SW Watson Ave, Beaverton, Oregon 97005
Northwest College of Hair Design 8307 S.E. Monterey Ave, Clackamas, Oregon 97086
Northwest College of Hair Design 1049 SW Baseline Rd, Suite 500, Building E, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123
Northwest Nannies Institute 11830 SW Kerr Pky Ste 330, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035
Phagans Beauty College 1565 SW 53rd Street, Corvallis, Oregon 97333
Phagans Central Oregon Beauty College 1310 Cushing Drive, Bend, Oregon 97701
Phagans Grants Pass College of Beauty 304 NE Agness Ave. Suite F, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Phagans Medford Beauty School 2320 Poplar Dr, Medford, Oregon 97504
Phagans Newport Academy of Cosmetology Careers 158 E Olive Street, Newport, Oregon 97365
Phagans School of Beauty 622 Lancaster Dr NE, Salem, Oregon 97301
Phagans School of Hair Design 12000 SE 82nd Avenue K217, Happy Valley, Oregon 97086
Phagans School of Hair Design-Portland 1542 NE Weidler Ave, Portland, Oregon 97232
Phagans Tigard Beauty School 8820 SW Center, Tigard, Oregon 97223
Pioneer Pacific College 27501 SW Parkway Ave, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-9296
Roseburg Beauty College 700 SE Stephens St, Roseburg, Oregon 97470
Sage School of Massage 369 NE Revere Ave Ste B, Bend, Oregon 97701
Sanford-Brown College-Portland 600 South West 10th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97205-2798
Springfield College of Beauty 307 Q Street, Springfield, Oregon 97477
Sumner College 8909 SW Barbur Blvd., Suite 100, Portland, Oregon 97219
The Art Institute of Portland 1122 NW Davis St., Portland, Oregon 97209-2911
University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus Triangle Corporate Park, 13221 SW 68th Pkwy, Tigard, Oregon 97223-8328

Employment & Salary Outlook

2022 Employment Projections for Oregon

Oregon’s largest employers have traditionally been in the technology and agricultural fields, but projections through 2022 from the Oregon Employment Department show great broad-based growth across multiple industries. Leading the way in this ongoing recovery from the 2008 recession are the construction (29%), professional and business services (23%) and healthcare (22%) industries – each of which is represented in the list of fastest-growing occupations below.

Oregon’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The list below highlights the 10 fastest-growing occupations in the State of Oregon through 2020 according to OLMIS. By clicking on the names below, you can watch a brief video profiling each job, and review official state employment projections for that position.

Massage Therapists

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

Median Salary in OR (2013): $50,558

2010 Employment: 1,304

2020 Employment: 1,880

Pct Change: 44%

 

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Home Health Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school with certification from an accredited program. Median Salary in OR (2013): $23,976 2010 Employment: 8,176 2020 Employment: 11,692 Pct Change: 43%
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Crossing Guards

Minimum Education: High school diploma.

Median Salary in OR (2013): $35,979

2010 Employment: 1,377

2020 Employment: 1,886

Pct Change: 37%

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Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program. Median Salary in OR (2013): $49,377 2010 Employment: 1,059 2020 Employment: 1,430 Pct Change: 35%  
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Food Servers

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in OR (2013): $22,344

2010 Employment: 2,776

2020 Employment: 3,720

Pct Change: 34%

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Physical Therapists

Minimum Education: Master’s degree. Median Salary in OR (2013): $80,566 2010 Employment: 2,266 2020 Employment: 3,036 Pct Change: 34%  
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Roofers

Minimum Education: Less than high school with apprenticeship.

Median Salary in OR (2012): $37,301

2010 Employment: 1,887

2020 Employment: 2,510

Pct Change: 33%

 

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Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Minimum Education: Less than high school with apprenticeship. Median Salary in OR (2012): $51,086 2010 Employment: 1,173 2020 Employment: 1,560 Pct Change: 33%  
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Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in OR (2012): $44,470

2010 Employment: 1,908

2020 Employment: 2,538

Pct Change: 33%

 

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Tax Preparers

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program. Median Salary in OR (2012): $42,583 2010 Employment: 1,342 2020 Employment: 1,771 Pct Change: 32%  
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, Oregon Labor Market Information System

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