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Gold Collar Jobs Exploration

Gold Collar Jobs pay $30-70k/yr, have 10+% projected job growth, require an Associate's degree or less for entry, require high-skill and have strong local demand.

MCC-Business & Technology

Campus Center (east entrance), room 248
1775 Universal Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64110
(Just off I-435 and Front Street)
816.604.1000 

Upcoming event dates:

December 4 and 18

Event time:

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

 
Register for Career Explorations Night 
 

 

Garret Hahn and many others have taken advantage of the career opportunities available at MCC-Business & Technology. We invite you to hear from those students who have found their own success through MCC's Gold Collar Job Exploration.

Gold Collar Job Exploration is an opportunity for you to learn about MCC's technical programs. Learn about the different career programs and training opportunities offered at MCC and tour our state-of-the-art facility. Are you looking for a hands-on training opportunity to help you get the job you want but aren't sure where to start? This event is geared toward you.

Meet instructors.

We know that having the right instructors makes all the difference. That’s why we hire industry-experienced people to teach you the skills that are necessary for the job you deserve. 

Tour labs and classrooms.

Your classes will be a blend of classroom instruction and lab work. We will make sure you are ready to begin your career, or advance it, by learning on the most up-to-date equipment using industry-standard tools.

Find out how to get started in college, and how and when to apply for financial aid.

The process to secure your seat in classes begins with applying to MCC. It’s a free, online application you can complete now. We also have financial aid (federal and scholarships) to those who qualify. You can stop by our enrollment services office and talk with an advisor for more info, or help applying.

Learn about 30+ Gold Collar Jobs.

We’ll get you ready for a career in some of the most in-demand fields in the area. Gold Collar Jobs pay $30-70k/yr, have 10+% projected job growth, require an Associate's degree or less for entry, require high-skill and have strong local demand.  Below is a list of Gold Collar Jobs.

MCC-Business & Technology

Drafters and Engineering Technicians
(Architectural, Civil, Mechanical/Manufacturing, Computer/Electronics)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$59k median national wage / $58k median Missouri wage

Computer Networking Specialists and System Administrators
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$74k median national wage / $67k median Missouri wage

Construction Managers
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$84k median national wage / $72k median Missouri wage

Electrical Powerline Installers and Repairers
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$64k median national wage / $70k median Missouri wage

Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety Technician
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$42k median national wage / $42k median Missouri wage

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technicians
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$82 k median national wage / $82k median Missouri wage

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$44k median national wage / $46k median Missouri wage

Industrial Electrician
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$53k median national wage / $54k median Missouri wage

Industrial Machinery Mechanics
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$48k median national wage / $46k median Missouri wage

Machinists and CNC Programmers
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$36k median national wage / $35k median Missouri wage

Millwright
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$50k median national wage / $62k median Missouri wage

Solar Photovoltaic Installers and Technicians
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$40k median national wage / $38k median Missouri wage

Tractor-Trailer and Heavy Truck Drivers (CDL-A)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$38k median national wage / $38k median Missouri wage

Welders
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$35k median national wage / $33k median Missouri wage

MCC-Longview

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$37k median national wage / $36k median Missouri wage

MCC-Maple Woods

Veterinary Technician
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$31k median national wage / $30k median Missouri wage

MCC-Penn Valley

Dental Assistant
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$35k median national wage / $34k median Missouri wage

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$31k median national wage/ $32 k median Missouri wage

Graphic Designers
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$45k median national wage / $40k median Missouri wage

Licensed Practical Nurses
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$42k median national wage / $37k median Missouri wage

Medical Records and Health Information Technologies
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$35k median national wage / $35k median Missouri wage

Occupational Therapy Assistants
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$55k median national wage / $54k median Missouri wage

Radiologic Technologist and Technicians
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$41k median national wage / $37k median Missouri wage

Registered Nurses
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$66k median national wage / $57k median Missouri wage

Surgical Assistants and Technologists
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$43k median national wage / $40k median Missouri wage

Physical Therapy Assistants
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$53k median national wage/ $51k median Missouri wage

Accountant
(available at MCC-BR, LV, MW, PV)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$65k median national wage / $57k median Missouri wage

Computer Programmer
(available at MCC-BR, LV, MW, PV)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$76k median national wage / $69k median Missouri wage

Database Administrator / Database Programmer
(available at MCC-BR, LV, MW, PV)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$79k median national wage / $77k median Missouri wage

Information Security Analyst / Cyber Security Analyst
(available at MCC-BR, LV, MW, PV)
20-29% projected growth (2012-2022)
$89k median national wage / $77k median Missouri wage

Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Managers
(available at MCC-BR, LV, MW, PV)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$66k median national wage / $63k median Missouri wage

Web Developer
(available at MCC-BR, LV, MW, PV)
10-19% projected growth (2012-2022)
$63k median national wage / $54k median Missouri wage

Data collected from U.S. Department of Labor - onetonline.org

Last Modified: 11/17/14