Technical Careers in demand

Technical jobs in climate control systems are in high demand.Technical jobs in climate control systems are in high demand.

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High-demand technical jobs aren't limited to those related to information technology, computer programming or software engineering. Plenty of other sectors of the economy have high demand for technical jobs as well, including the heating and cooling and civil engineering professions. Technical jobs in all of these fields are expected to grow at a rapid clip in coming years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

In the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) industry, mechanics and installers face a bright future. The BLS projects the number of jobs for these workers will grow 34 percent from 2010 to 2020 - well above the national average of 14 percent for all jobs. The increasing complexity of climate control systems, ongoing efforts to improve energy efficiency and more stringent pollution reduction requirements are all factors driving growth in the number of HVAC technical jobs. In addition to companies upgrading and retro-fitting their existing systems, growth in the housing and construction sectors will boost demand for HVAC installation technicians.

Information Technologies: Database Administrator

Database administrators rank second on the list of the best technology jobs for 2012, according to U.S. News & World Report. Database administrators make it possible for users to collect, organize and retrieve data. Heightened database security requirements across all industries, along with increased demand for electronic medical records in the health care industry, will drive demand for database administrators. The BLS expects the number of jobs for database administrators to grow 31 percent from 2010 to 2020.

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  • Wichita Technical Institute (WTI) is a career college headquartered in Wichita, Kansas that offers certification courses to students interested in professional careers.
    Wichita Technical Institute was founded in 1954 in Wichita, Kansas by Robert C. Purvis, then president of Wichita Business College. Purvis founded WTI to capitalize on the...

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