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Trade Schools in Vermont

Trade schools in Vermont provide the state’s residents with education in a number of popular professional fields. Courses are available both online and at traditional campuses, and award certifications, diplomas and, of course, degrees in many of the specialties that are in high demand among the area’s employers.

On this resource page you’ll find information on the projected labor market in the Green Mountain State, as well as a short guide to vocational schools in Vermont.

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Trade Schools in VT

Guide to Trade Schools in VT

At the outset of the 2014 school year, the National Center for Education Statistics’ recognized four trade schools in Vermont. The table below contains a link to each institution’s official website, as well as basic data on programs offered.

Name Address
2 Green Tree Dr Ste 3, South Burlington, Vermont 05403 2 Green Tree Dr Ste 3, South Burlington, Vermont 05403
56 College Street, Montpelier, Vermont 05602 56 College Street, Montpelier, Vermont 05602
1475 Shelburne Rd, South Burlington, Vermont 05403-7747 1475 Shelburne Rd, South Burlington, Vermont 05403-7747
400 Cornerstone Drive Suite 220, Williston, Vermont 05495 400 Cornerstone Drive Suite 220, Williston, Vermont 05495

Employment & Salary Outlook

Vermont – A Look Ahead to 2020

The latest data available from the Vermont Department of Labor projects a modest 0.8% growth in total new jobs in the state through 2020, but good opportunity nonetheless for those interested in working in the healthcare, technology and agriculture fields. The majority of new jobs in the region are expected to appear in the healthcare industry, thanks to the state’s aging population.

Vermont’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

In the section below, you’ll find the 10 fastest-growing occupations in Vermont through 2020. To watch a brief video about the profiled job, or to review the position’s projected employment data, simply click on the name.

Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

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

2010 Employment: 7,970

2020 Employment: 11,600

Pct Change: 45%

 

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Home Health Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school with certification from an accredited program.

Median Salary in VT (2012): $26,300

2010 Employment: 930

2020 Employment: 1,300

Pct Change: 40%

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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program

Median Salary in VT (2012): $30,000

2010 Employment: 420

2020 Employment: 580

Pct Change: 37%

 

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Market Research Analysts and Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in VT (2012): $49,800

2010 Employment: 1,170

2020 Employment: 1,550

Pct Change: 26%

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Pharmacy Technicians

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program.

Median Salary in VT (2012): $29,000

2010 Employment: 580

2020 Employment: 730

Pct Change: 27%

 

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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in VT (2012): $22,700

2010 Employment: 530

2020 Employment: 650

Pct Change: 23%

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Software Developers, Applications

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in VT (2012): $78,000

2010 Employment: 910

2020 Employment: 1,110

Pct Change: 21%

 

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Software Developers, Systems Software

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree.

Median Salary in VT (2012): $93,400

2010 Employment: 710

2020 Employment: 860

Pct Change: 21%

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Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in VT (2012): $63,800

2010 Employment: 1,250

2020 Employment: 1,500

Pct Change: 21%

 

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Physical Therapists

Minimum Education: Doctoral or professional degree (DPT)

Median Salary in VT (2012): $70,100

2010 Employment: 770

2020 Employment: 920

Pct Change: 20%

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Source: State of Vermont Department of Labor, Economic & Labor Information Office

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