Students Flock to Vocational Jobs as College Prices Soar

To witness the shift toward vocational or tech ‘careers,’ look no further than Summit Salon Academy in Portland or Compass Courses in Edmonds, Washington.
The average income of stylists in Oregon is $26,650 (2015) but Summit Salon Grads working at Annastasia Salon have an average income of $44,265. 
Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington, has made it a priority to research the state’s maritime sector and start some programs to get young people involved in maritime jobs. And school counselors are increasingly being made aware of vocational opportunities.