OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS TRAINING

Additional training can increase earning potential

The Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded program designed to support jobseekers in obtaining industry-specific credentials and/or certifications that help them secure employment and increase their ability to earn higher wages.

Use the table below to explore jobs that quailfy for WIOA- funded occupational skills training. WIOA participants seeking training in an occupation not on this Demand Occupations list may discuss the appropriateness and relevance with their career advisor.

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TitleSOC CodeCategoryTypical EducationWork ExperienceOn-the-Job TrainingTotal JobsAverage Hourly Wage10-Year Total New Demand
Human Resources Specialists13-1071Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone18,475$3518,473
Management Analysts13-1111Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeLess than 5 yearsNone21,212$5325,188
Project Management Specialists13-1082Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone15,951$5215,920
Accountants and Auditors13-2011Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone31,600$4333,284
Financial and Investment Analysts13-2051Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone6,242$485,940
Financial Specialists, All Other13-2099Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone3,159$453,169
Computer Systems Analysts15-1211Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone11,676$5310,207
Information Security Analysts15-1212Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeLess than 5 yearsNone3,927$575,044
Computer Network Support Specialists15-1231Computer and Mathematical OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneModerate-term on-the-job training4,445$374,289
Computer User Support Specialists15-1232Computer and Mathematical OccupationsSome college, no degreeNoneModerate-term on-the-job training15,987$3115,477
Computer Network Architects15-1241Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degree5 years or moreNone4,792$653,738
Database Administrators15-1242Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone2,931$462,636
Network and Computer Systems Administrators15-1244Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone7,168$505,944
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers15-1253Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone5,053$495,588
Web and Digital Interface Designers15-1255Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone2,501$452,625
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education25-2012Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone2,325$352,875
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education25-2021Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone25,365$3521,947
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education25-2022Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone12,674$3610,991
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education25-2031Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone15,886$3913,137
Graphic Designers27-1024Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone6,012$316,191
Registered Nurses29-1141Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone44,361$4233,349
Dental Hygienists29-1292Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone3,700$413,281
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians29-2034Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone3,497$332,527
Medical Records Specialists29-2072Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone3,604$253,179
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses29-2061Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone10,549$2710,808
Dental Assistants31-9091Healthcare Support OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone6,626$2211,475
Medical Assistants31-9092Healthcare Support OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone16,596$1929,698
Phlebotomists31-9097Healthcare Support OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone2,793$215,074
Paralegals and Legal Assistants23-2011Office and Administrative Support OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone8,331$2911,865
Insurance Sales Agents41-3021Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training16,306$5017,805
Cargo and Freight Agents43-5011Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneShort-term on-the-job training2,569$263,477
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks43-5061Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training8,901$2611,837
Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants43-6013Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training6,497$229,106
Carpenters47-2031Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship12,567$2513,805
Construction Laborers47-2061Construction and Extraction OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneShort-term on-the-job training24,837$1930,282
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators47-2073Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training7,057$238,544
Electricians47-2111Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship14,483$2918,398
Painters, Construction and Maintenance47-2141Construction and Extraction OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneModerate-term on-the-job training6,455$216,675
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters47-2152Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship7,382$298,781
Roofers47-2181Construction and Extraction OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneModerate-term on-the-job training2,604$222,909
Sheet Metal Workers47-2211Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship2,873$243,237
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians49-3011Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone4,363$424,204
Automotive Body and Related Repairers49-3021Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training3,200$303,498
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics49-3023Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneShort-term on-the-job training15,417$2416,588
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists49-3031Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training6,305$266,839
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines49-3042Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training2,809$283,488
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers49-9021Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneLong-term on-the-job training7,614$278,479
Industrial Machinery Mechanics49-9041Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training6,497$308,102
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General49-9071Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training28,485$2233,906
Machinists51-4041Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training3,616$254,543
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers51-4121Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training6,825$248,771
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders51-9111Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training6,212$198,377
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers53-3032Transportation and Material Moving OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneShort-term on-the-job training45,961$2762,698
Light Truck Drivers53-3033Transportation and Material Moving OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneShort-term on-the-job training23,771$2134,173
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators53-7051Transportation and Material Moving OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneShort-term on-the-job training29,620$2240,635
Logisticians13-1081Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone5,644$368,007
Personal Financial Advisors13-2052Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneLong-term on-the-job training6,940$596,826
Software Developer15-1252Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone43,186$6145,813
Civil Engineers17-2051Architecture and Engineering OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone5,633$425,011
Electrical Engineers17-2071Architecture and Engineering OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone3,427$592,823
Industrial Engineers17-2112Architecture and Engineering OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone4,024$473,482
Mechanical Engineers17-2141Architecture and Engineering OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone4,098$503,026
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education25-2011Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone7,746$2011,368
Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks43-5071Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneShort-term on-the-job training18,423$1920,557
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers49-2022Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneModerate-term on-the-job training6,297$328,813
Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers51-2023Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training2,497$203,363

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