A new article in Bloomberg highlights the continued nationwide trends of high demand for skilled trades, and the high paychecks that are coming with it.
Indeed, the 40 plumbers at Superior Plumbing in Atlanta earn around $90,000 in wages and commissions — about 70 percent higher than the region’s average income. Owner Jay Cunningham figures he could immediately fill 20 more plumbing jobs if he could find people with the right set of skills and a presentable appearance and demeanor. He blames the talent shortage on parental bias for college over the trades.
Read the full article over on Bloomberg.