Many SRTC Programs Among U.S. News’ Top 100 Jobs

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Each year, U.S. News and World Report releases an annual proprietary ranking of the ‘100 Best Jobs’ in the United States. The study uses a methodology to rank careers by pay rate, talent and skills match, stress level, advancement opportunity, work-life balance, and projected job growth / availability. Among the top 100 were 25 jobs requiring less than a 4 year degree, many of which are offered at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC).

Paralegal

Average salary: $52,390
Median Salary: $48,810
Expected Job Openings: 21,200

These legal workers assist lawyers in drafting motions, summarizing reports and performing other specialized tasks.

To learn more contact Tony Jones at (229) 227-2784.

Executive Assistant

Average Salary: $55,460
Median Salary: $53,370
Expected Job Openings: 44,600

Executive assistants help the higher-ups manage their time, schedules and paperwork. These pros may coordinate meetings, analyze documents or oversee clerical workers.

To learn more contact Pat Christian at (229) 227-2580.

Electrician

Average Salary: $55,590
Median Salary: $51,880
Expected Job Openings: 85,900

Electricians install and repair electrical power and other systems in business, factories and homes. Training happens on the job or at a technical school, with many states requiring licensure.

For more information contact Stephen Mathis at (229) 217-4225.

Cardiovascular Technologist

Average salary: $56,100
Median Salary: $54,880
Expected Job Openings: 11,500

Cardiovascular technologists conduct tests on patients to help diagnose heart-related conditions.

For more information contact Carla Barrow at (229) 225-5077.

Radiologic Technologist

Average salary: $58,520
Median Salary: $56,670
Expected Job Openings: 17,200

These health care workers are trained to perform medical imaging exams and administer radiation therapy treatments to diagnose and treat medical conditions.

For more information contact Alfred Jones at (229) 217-4178 or Matthew Nolan at (229) 225-5287.

Respiratory Therapist

Average Salary: $59,640
Median Salary: $57,790
Expected Job Openings: 14,900

These medical professionals provide care and treatment for patients with heart and lung problems, including those with asthma, chronic bronchitis and sleep apnea.

For more information contact Tammy Miller at (229) 225-5094.

Patrol Officer

Average Salary: $61,270
Median Salary: $58,320
Expected Job Openings: 34,200

Patrol officers protect people and their property, which includes patrolling local areas, writing reports and responding to incidents.

For more information contact Tara Rakestraw at (229) 217-4171.

Sales Representative

Average salary: $66,790
Median Salary: $55,730
Expected Job Openings: 93,400

These professionals sell goods and services to businesses, government agencies and other organizations.

For more information contact Neil Clements at (229) 225-5087.

Computer Support Specialist

Average salary: 67,260
Median Salary: $62,250
Expected Job Openings: 88,800

These specialists come to the rescue to diagnose and troubleshoot computer problems.

For more information contact Christine Sanchez at (229) 227-2581 or Charles Everett at (229) 227-2582.

For the full US News ranking please visit http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/the-100-best-jobs.

SRTC offers over 148 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get you quickly into your desired career, and 27 general education courses that transfer to the University System of Georgia institutions and 19 private colleges and universities in Georgia. SRTC has instructional sites located in Ashburn, Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie, Thomasville, Tifton, and Sylvester for the convenience of our students. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. For the most up-to-date information on registration, class dates, and program offerings, log on to www.southernregional.edu or call (888) 205 – 3449.

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