I want to become an electrician but I'm afraid of job stability?
Can anyone offer insight? I'd be going to a statewide technical school called Triangle Tech. (I live in Erie PA, economy here is bad but I can't move)
Asked By: James U - 1/20/2008
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Some merit shop construction electricians travel and work form project to project. The pay is higher but the stability depends on one’s ability to network and travel. Others work for local construction companies where the best workers have the most stable employment, Pay and benefits are a tradeoff. The overall... More
Answered By: KOHA - 1/21/2008
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There is always a demand for electricians. New buildings bein constructed, and only buildings being repaired and upgraded.
Answered By: Feeling Mutual - 1/20/2008
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Answered By: heyteach - 1/20/2008
It is true that electricians are always needed. We need some now. We have so much work and not alot of guys. I don't know anything about that school but if it's a good one I would go for it. You could always move later once you have become more stable. Good Luck!
Answered By: Erica G - 1/20/2008
Too bad you can't move because in Pittsburgh, you probably wouldn't have a prob finding work. Skilled trades are always in demand and remodeling makes a ton of $$.
Answered By: Orion - 1/20/2008
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