Trade & Technical Schools in the US: Market Research Report

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Trade & Technical Schools Market Research Report | NAICS 61151 | Sep 2014

Trade off: Increasing university costs and the changing labor market will propel industry demand

IBISWorld’s Trade & Technical Schools market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Trade and Technical Schools industry has experienced fluctuations during the past five years, largely due to the recession and stagnant growth in federal funding. High unemployment has caused individuals to seek out further education, while employers are increasing their training requirements to remain competitive. In the five years to 2019, sustained unemployment and government funding for universities, combined with the increasing tuition of four-year colleges, will boost enrollment in vocational training... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

As with most industries in the education sector, the level of capital intensity for the industry is generally low. Accounting for 35.2% of industry revenue, wages represent the primary expense for most industry providers as most instructors are skilled and trained and most teaching is done on a face-to-face basis. This percentage includes wages for employees teaching classes, developing courses, and carrying out administrative and management duties.

The level of capital intensity varies considerably between segments of the industry. For example, flight training schools provide an exception to the rule of high labor intensity. These schools use expensive equipment in training, such as flight simulators, which increases the capital investment required by this segment... purchase to read more


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What is the Trade & Technical Schools Industry?

This industry includes schools that offer vocational and technical training in a variety of technical subjects and trades. Training often leads to job-specific certification. Instruction may be provided in diverse settings, such as the company's training facilities, the workplace, the home or through distance-learning methods. Major segments include cosmetology and barber schools, flight training, apprenticeship training and other technical training.

Industry Products
Cosmetology and barber schoolsFlight training programsApprenticeship training programsOther professional development programsHealthcare training programsManagement training programs
Industry Activities
Barber collegesBeauty schoolsFlight training schoolsApprenticeship training programsCommercial or graphic art schoolsBartending schoolsElectronic equipment repair training schoolsFirefighter training schoolsMedical technician schoolsReal estate schools

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