Top Six of Twenty or More High Paying Blue Collar Jobs From 2018

JOB NO. 1: ELEVATOR INSTALLERS AND REPAIRERS
JOB DESCRIPTION: Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters.

Average Annual Salary/Average Hourly Salary:  $79,780/$38.36
Entry-Level Education: High School Diploma/GED
On-the-Job Training:  Apprenticeship
Job Outlook 2018 – 2028:  10% (Faster than average)

JOB NO. 2: Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
JOB DESCRIPTION: Inspect, test, repair, or maintain electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays.
Average Annual Salary/Average Hourly Salary:  $57,890/$27.83
Entry-Level Education:  Take courses in Electronics at Community College/Technical school
On-the-Job Training:  Work with experienced Technicians
Job Outlook 2018 – 2028:  -1% (Little or no change)

JOB NO. 3: Transportation Inspectors
JOB DESCRIPTION: Inspect equipment or goods in connection with the safe transport of cargo or people. Includes rail transportation inspectors, such as freight inspectors; rail inspectors; and other inspectors of transportation vehicles, not elsewhere classified.
Average Annual Salary/Average Hourly Salary:  $65,770/$31.62
Entry-Level Education:  High School Diploma/GED; Attend Trade and/or Vocational College
On-the-Job Training:  Work under other experienced Inspectors
Job Outlook 2018 – 2028:  4% (Steadily growing)

JOB NO. 4:  Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
JOB DESCRIPTION: Operate or control petroleum refining or processing units. May specialize in controlling manifold and pumping systems, gauging or testing oil in storage tanks, or regulating the flow of oil into pipelines.
Average Annual Salary/Average Hourly Salary:  $60,290/$28.99
Entry-Level Education:  High School Diploma no secondary school training
On-the-Job Training:  Worked with other experience Operators for training
Job Outlook 2018 – 2028:  Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 1.30 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.22 percent per year. Demand for Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers is expected to go down, with an expected -2,850 jobs shed by 2018 (Ref. Recruiters.com)

JOB NO. 5:  Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
JOB DESCRIPTION:  Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy-duty transmission towers.
Average Annual Salary/Average Hourly Salary:  $59,450/$28.58
Entry-Level Education: High School Diploma/GED
On-the-Job Training:  Long-term on-the-job training by other experience Installers/Repairers
Job Outlook 2018 – 2028:  Growth 4% (As fast as the average for all other similar occupations)

JOB NO. 6:  Subway and Streetcar Operators
JOB DESCRIPTION: Operate subway or elevated suburban trains with no separate locomotive, or electric-powered streetcar, to transport passengers. May handle fares.
Average Annual Salary/Average Hourly Salary:  $59,400/$28.56
Entry-Level Education:  High School Diploma/GED; Completion of Training Seminar Program
On-the-Job Training:  On-the-Job training from other experienced workers
Job Outlook 2018 – 2028:  6% Growth

(Ref. https://www.forbes.com/pictures/20-high-paying-blue-collar-jobs)

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