Trade professions vary widely and offer great potential for job growth. Trades such as culinary arts, cosmetology, massage therapy, and HVAC can channel your natural skills into a rewarding career and allow you to practice the work you love.

Culinary arts careers allow you the creativity to invent delicious creations and cook for a variety of people. Cosmetology careers give you freedom to beautify those around you, while gaining knowledge on the latest trends. Massage therapy careers are rewarding and allow for flexible work environments. HVAC careers suit those who are handy around the house and good at solving problems.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings in these trade careers are expected to grow above the national average within the next five years. With appropriate education and experience, careers in culinary arts, cosmetology, massage therapy, and HVAC services can provide challenging work with great growth potential.