What is the best skilled trades to learn?

I am thinking about learning a skilled trade. What are the best ones that will still have work in a crappy economy and one that I would start my own business doing like plumber, hvac, electritian, etc. I would like to at least make $40,000 a year and have the opportunity to up my salary still. Thanks

Asked By: - 7/8/2010
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Gas Engineering is a great course not effected by the recession. Everybody has to get gas checks and there is plenty of work out there in that industry and it's brilliant pay for what it is (Better than most other trades, even plumbing and electrons.) Or you could take it one step up and do plumbing in Gas stations. I... More
Answered By: dogmadness4 - 7/8/2010
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be an auto body man, also another is hvac, think about this, as long as people are driving cars there will be accidents, and you wouldn't start making 40k but could deffinatly get there no problems, but painting, body filler, metal work, fabrication, you can learn all that, i did. my step dad does hvac, hes a... More
Answered By: seanbateman7 - 7/8/2010
Hairstylist..hands down! You can make well over $100,000 a year..
Answered By: queenofcakes - 7/8/2010
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