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Trade Schools in Wyoming

Trade schools in Wyoming prepare students for jobs in most of the major fields that make up the region’s labor market. Certification, diploma and degree courses are offered by most institutions – the majority of which can be completed in much less time than would normally be required to earn a traditional college degree. Graduates from vocational training programs are usually qualified for entry-level positions with many of the state’s top employers.

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Trade Schools in WY

Accredited Trade Schools in WY

The National Center for Education Statistics recognized four accredited trade schools in Wyoming at the beginning of the 2014 school year. Below, you’ll find a link to each program’s website and basic information about the school.

Name Address
Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture-Cheyenne 207 W 18 St, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001-4413
College America-Cheyenne 6101 Yellowstone Rd Ste 101, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009
University of Phoenix-Cheyenne Campus 6900 Yellowstone Rd, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009-6112
Wyotech-Laramie 4373 N 3rd, Laramie, Wyoming 82072-9519

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Employment & Salary Outlook

Jobs in Wyoming – A Look Ahead to 2020

Wyoming’s labor market over the remainder of the decade should continue to heavily depend on the state’s massive mineral extraction industry. According to the latest official statistics available from Wyoming at Work, the state is expected to experience considerable growth in occupations related to this industry, as well as those in the field of healthcare.

Wyoming’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

The 10 occupations highlighted in the following list have been identified as the fastest-growing in the State of Wyoming over the remainder of the decade. You can watch a brief video and review official state employment statistics for each position by clicking on the name.

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

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

Median Salary in WY (2012): $36,200

2010 Employment: 830

2020 Employment: 1,270

Pct Change: 53%

 

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Gas Plant Operators

Minimum Education: High school diploma and apprenticeship.

Median Salary in WY (2012): $61,100

2010 Employment: 500

2020 Employment: 710

Pct Change: 44%

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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in WY (2012): $21,800

2010 Employment: 1,620

2020 Employment: 2,280

Pct Change: 41%

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Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas and Mining

Minimum Education: Less than high school with apprenticeship.

Median Salary in WY (2012): $48,000

2010 Employment: 2,640

2020 Employment: 3,630

Pct Change: 37%

 

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Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

Minimum Education: Less than high school with apprenticeship.

Median Salary in WY (2012): $51,500

2010 Employment: 760

2020 Employment: 1,010

Pct Change: 33%

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Packers and Packagers, Hand

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

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

2010 Employment: 890

2020 Employment: 1,170

Pct Change: 32%

 

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Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Minimum Education: Less than high school.

Median Salary in WY (2012): $56,300

2010 Employment: 1,550

2020 Employment: 2,040

Pct Change: 32%

 

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Childcare Workers

Minimum Education: High school diploma.

Median Salary in WY (2012): $20,900

2010 Employment: 2,040

2020 Employment: 2,660

Pct Change: 30%

 

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Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

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

Median Salary in WY (2012): $53,100

2010 Employment: 1,710

2020 Employment: 2,210

Pct Change: 30%

 

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Dental Assistants

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

Median Salary in WY (2012): $33,400

2010 Employment: 530

2020 Employment: 680

Pct Change: 29%

 

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Source: Wyoming Labor Market Information


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