Okay, so maybe college isn’t for you. You have options. And no, slinging burgers isn’t one of them. Opportunities in the building and construction industry exist right now, with most only requiring a high school diploma or GED. So you can start earning a good paycheck while you’re building towards your future. (Your parents will definitely like that last part – be sure to sprinkle it in!)
You might be done with statistics but just bear with us for a quick minute and let’s talk about supply and demand. It’s estimated that by the year 2023, Nevada will hire over 135,000 people in the skilled trades. But the labor work force is getting older and not enough young people are taking their place. Translation – that’s a lot of jobs and not enough people to fill them. In other words, if you start your career in the trades now, you will be in demand.