5 Blue Collar Jobs That Pay Quite Well in Nigeria
These days even after years of working hard to obtain a four-year college/university degree, one still finds it quite difficult to secure a decent paying white collar job. However, a white-collar job isn’t your only choice if you want to make a decent living. Blue Collar Jobs are an option too. Blue collar jobs include welders, plumbers, electricians, machinists and so on. However, most seem hesitant to dip their hands into blue collar jobs, with the mindset that they don’t pay well. However, there are plenty of blue-collar jobs that pay quite well.
There are many opportunities available because there’s a lack of skilled workers to do these jobs. While our nation endures record unemployment for young people, there are literally thousands upon thousands of trades jobs available that go untaken because there aren’t skilled laborers to take them. Here are five out of these jobs
- Farming: Farmers and those who manage agriculture take care of property that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products. The bottom 10% earned less than 33,110 monthly, but the top 10% earned more than 113,140 per month.
- Construction Personnel: Construction managers and personnel are those people responsible for the coordination, budgeting, and supervision of construction projects. The bottom 10% of these earned less than 52,350 while the top 10% earned more than 155,200 monthly.
- Airport Jobs: As a commercial pilot you will fly and guide airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft. The bottom 10% earned less than 60,770, and the top 10% earned an annual salary of more than 187,000 in wages.
- IT Jobs: It should also be noted that telecommuting jobs exists in a variety of forms but irrespective, these jobs can earn you quite a lot in wages
- Power Plant workers: Power plant operators manage the systems that disseminate electric power. The bottom 10% earned less than 47,560, while the top 10 % earned more than 101,630 in wages.
If you’re looking for a new career, you may want to look into taking on a job that requires you to get your hands dirty. Blue-collar jobs that pay quite well and have greater benefits than they ever have because they’re in higher demand now. Hence, endeavor take a hold of one of these opportunities if the white collar jobs just aren’t
Source: Jobs for Naija