Originally Posted by Bones
The skilled trades I see are some of the brightest people I know.
And yet the wages of these skilled trades have been stagnant for over a decade...almost always tied in with the "non-skilled" workforce since it's s blue collar job.
4 years of trade school in ADDITION to thousands of hours working in a credible shop are required to get a Journeymans card...and yet it was an additional 3-4 years AFTER I earned my card that I felt confident I was a true professional in my field.
I know many here would find it hard to believe that someone who has no college degree has enough skills to justify $30.00+ an hour....and I'm usually LUCKY to find a shop paying $20.00 an hour.
I love NAFTA.
Should have been a fawking lawyer...