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High-Demand Careers

Futures for Frontliners covers any Pell-eligible associate degree or industry-recognized certificate programs at Michigan's public community and tribal colleges.

Are you ready to go back to school but not sure what you would like to study? Take a look at some of Michigan's high-demand careers in your region and reach out to your local community college to learn more about the programs they offer.

Statewide Data

Credential Occupation Median Wage
Automotive Service/Technology Certification or Associate Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics $ 19.76
Associate in Computer Systems Computer User Support Specialists $ 22.78
HVAC Certification/Associate Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers $ 22.85
Licensed Practical Nurse Certification Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $ 24.23
Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Certification/Machinist Associate Machinists $ 20.16
Nursing Assistant Certification Medical Assistants $ 16.12
Nursing Assistant Certification Nursing Assistants $ 14.79
Associate in Nursing Registered Nurses $ 34.74
Associate in Respiratory Therapy Respiratory Therapists $ 28.14
Welding Associate/Certificate Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $ 18.64