According to Indeed.com here are the top 15 jobs in demand right now:
1. Home Health Aide
National average salary: $11.98 per hour
A home health aide works in clients’ homes to assist them with the activities of daily life. Most home health aides work with geriatric patients or patients who are unable to care for themselves.
2. Nursing Assistant
National average salary: $28,454 per year
A nursing assistant, also known as a certified nursing assistant (CNA), helps patients with healthcare and other needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes or other medical treatment facilities.
3. Construction Worker
National average salary: $31,616 per year
Construction workers operate and maintain equipment to build different structures, including buildings, homes, bridges and others.
4. Physical Therapy Aide
National average salary: $33,238 per year
Physical therapy (PT) aides are responsible for setting up equipment and maintaining a clean area for patient treatments and exercises.
5. Truck Driver
National average salary: $57,616 per year
Truck drivers are responsible for moving goods from one location, usually from a warehouse or supplier, to another location, typically a store or vendor on a strict deadline.
6. Medical Technologist
National average salary: $56,368 per year
Medical technologists are responsible for maintaining and operating medical equipment used to analyze complex scientific tests on blood and other bodily fluids.
7. Operations Research Analyst
National average salary: $61,457 per year
Operations research analysts advise managers and other leaders about the proper course of action when making decisions using high-level analytical methods and advanced mathematics.
8. Financial Advisor
National average salary: $66,083 per year
A financial advisor provides financial advice to clients based on current market trends and may invest money for clients.
9. Registered Nurse
National average salary: $70,366 per year
Registered nurses have been in high demand for a few years, and this profession allows room for advancement opportunities.
10. Web Developer
National average salary: $72,040 per year
11. Health Services Administrator
National average salary: $70,147 per year
A health services administrator provides direction to the operation of hospitals, health systems and other healthcare-related organizations. They deal with regulatory affairs and overall health management policies.
12. Physical Therapist
National average salary: $74,672 per year
Primary duties: Physical therapists provide therapy services to people of all ages who are injured or have other medical conditions that limit their ability to move around and perform basic daily tasks.
13. Information Security Analyst
National average salary: $81,555 per year
The responsibilities of an information security analyst are to monitor for security issues in computer systems.
National average salary: $83,291 per year
A statistician develops and applies statistical theories to obtain useful data that helps solve real-world problems.
15. Software Developer
National average salary: $105,090 per year
Primary duties: The responsibilities of a software developer are to research, design, implement and manage software programs.
2021-2022 CLASS REGISTRATION IS COMING SOON!
Did you know you can take Career & Technical Education (CTE) classes that count toward graduation (and some college ) that can help prepare you for the workforce?
Watch this video to learn the benefits of CTE coursework:
Video direct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmmYOAUeoUM
Career & Technical Education offers a variety of classes in these areas:
- Agriculture Science Education
- Business Education
- Family and Consumer Science Education
- Technology Education
- Marketing Education
Click the button below to learn more about CTE classes and explore class options at Chiawana:
Apply for spring semester and summer break Artificial Intelligence Programs!
Our Artificial Intelligence education program is taught exclusively by Stanford and MIT alumni and students with years of AI expertise. By the end of the program, students will have completed a mentor-led socially impactful AI project.
The deadline for the spring semester program is next Friday, January 15th
AI Scholars Live Online is a 10 session (25-hour) program that exposes high school students to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by our team of graduate students from Stanford University, students receive a personalized learning experience in small groups with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1.
Lunch With Leaders Program
Lunch With Leaders brings together Washington State leaders and K-12 students in a no-cost virtual format to inspire students and prepare them for a stronger tomorrow! Leaders will share their stories, discuss the skills and qualities necessary to succeed in their field, and advise on how to plan for a rewarding future. The format for each session will be a 15-minute presention from the speaker, and 15 minutes for Q&A.
Kevin Mather President & CEO of the Seattle Mariners
Wednesday, January 13th, 1-1:30pm
Kevin Mather is an American baseball executive. He is the President and minority owner of the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball.
WASHINGTON STATE OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS
FOR BACCALAUREATE AND CAREER & TECHNICAL STUDENTS
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 11, 2021
About the Baccalaureate Scholarship:
The Baccalaureate Scholarship provides up to $22,500 in financial aid support and access to career-launching support services for students pursuing high-demand STEM and health care majors. This scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and other indirect costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more. Funding can be used for any eligible STEM or health care degree at any eligible public or private college or university in Washington state.
About the Career & Technical Scholarship:
The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, STEM and health care occupations. To be eligible, Scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, manufacturing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges. Scholars are eligible to receive up to $1,500 each quarter for the duration of their associate degree, certificate or apprenticeship program. These scholarship funds are flexible and can be used to cover tuition, fees and other costs of attendance such as housing, transportation, food and more.
Learn about the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship in the video below:
Thinking about attending Columbia Basin College?
Apply for a CBC Foundation Scholarship now!
“If it hadn't been for the support I received through CBC scholarships I would not have made it this far in pursuing my educational goals. Thank you!” - Obadiah, CBC Agriculture Student
CBC offers scholarships to more than 600 students through the CBC Foundation. A single scholarship application allows you to apply for all different scholarships offered by the Foundation. We offer scholarships based on field of study, financial need, academic performance and more. Most scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500.
Each scholarship has its own set of criteria, but most require a minimum 2.0 GPA. You do not have to be FAFSA or WASFA eligible in order to apply.
The 2021 to 2022 scholarship application will open January 1, 2021 and closes February 28, 2021.
Interested in a Military Pathway?
In addition to camaraderie and meaningful work, the Military offers access to affordable health care, paid vacation, retirement plans and other benefits that often surpass those offered by civilian employers.
Get a sneak peek of the branches of Military in the videos below:
Serving in the U.S. Army Infantry:
Serving in the Marine Corps:
Serving in the Navy:
Serving in the Air Force:
Strength in Numbers, Coast Guard:
"My Future" Wednesdays
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Zoom in every Wednesday and ask questions and listen to guest speakers regarding college and career topics. Hosted by CHS Student Services Staff, Mike Brown and Ana Tuiaea-Ruud
Want to ask a question or set-up a private Zoom appointment? Email us below:
Mike Brown, CHS College Specialist, email@example.com
Ana Tuiaea-Ruud, Career & Technical Education, Community Engagement Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org