The current job market has more high-earning opportunities than ever. Many of these high-earning industries only require a two-year degree or industry certification. Broward College, which ranks as one of the top colleges in the number of certifications earned by graduates, offers programs aligned to life-changing careers.

Top Earning Industries in South Florida

Health Sciences | Information Technology | Business | Supply Chain  

Health Services Managers

Software Developers

Financial Managers

Purchasing Managers

Data source: EMSI - Labor Market Analytics & Economic Data. Job growth estimate through 2031 

In-Demand Careers and Degree Programs

Hot Jobs - Health Services Pathway
Hot Job Pay rate Job Growth Program
Physical Therapist Assistant $29.43/hour 37% Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assisting
Medical and Health Services Managers $45.41/hour 29% Associate of Science in Health Services Management
Dental Hygienists $28.97/hour 25%

Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene

Dental Assistants $18.25/hour 22% Associate of Science in Dental Assisting
Respiratory Therapists $27.93/hour 21% Associate of Science in Respiratory Care
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $30.94/hour 20% Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Registered Nurses $32.87/hour 12% Associate of Science in Nursing
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $19.78/hour 19% Associate of Science in Vision Care/Opticianry
Hot Jobs - Business Pathway
Hot Job Pay rate Job Growth Program
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $28.14/hour 17% Associate in Science in Marketing Management
Paralegals and Legal Assistants $26.59/hour 15% Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies
Financial Managers $58.68/hour 15% Associate of Science in Business Analytics
Management Analysts $33.12/hour 15%
Compensation and Benefits Managers $46.76/hour 13%

Associate in Science in Business Administration

Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners $22.43/hour 11% Associate in Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management
Marketing Managers $51.31/hour 10% Associate in Science in New Media Communications
Financial and Investment Analysts, Risk Specialists, and Specialists, All Other $31.90/hour 10% Associate in Science in Business Analytics
General and Operations Managers $43.06/hour 7%

Associate of Science in Business Administration

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $19.57/hour 0% Associate in Science in Accounting Technology Available online
Hot Jobs - STEM Pathway
Hot Job Pay rate Job Growth Program
Information Security Analysts $41.72/hour 28%

Associate in Science in Network Systems Technology

Database Administrators and Architects $44.10/hour 12%
Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts $45.39/hour 26%

Associate in Science in Software Development

Computer User Support Specialists $23.09/hour 10%

Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology

Computer Occupations, general $30.63/hour 18%
Computer Systems Analysts $38.91/hour 14%
Data Scientists and Mathematical Science Occupations $42.08/hour 35%

Hot Jobs - IMCT Pathway
Hot Job Pay rate Job Growth Program
Operations Research Analysts $32.62/hour 26% Associate of Science in Supply Chain Management Operations
Logisticians $25.69/hour 2021-2031: 14%
Purchasing Managers $48.44/hour 7%
Airplane pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $100.82/hour 21% Associate in Science in Professional Pilot Technology
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $30.58/hour 14% Associate of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management or Avionics
Avionics Technicians $24.89/hour 12%
Ship Engineers $28.26/hour 36% Associate of Applied Science in Marine Engineering Management
Construction Managers   15% Associate in Science in Building Construction Technology

One Certification, Ten Job Offers

What You Need to Know

Job Growth

These hot jobs are projected to grow faster and earn higher wages than average. 

Stand Out

You will earn Certificates as part of these programs to help your skillset stand out. 

Save, Earn, Grow

You will save thousands of dollars in tuition while fast-tracking your earning potential.

Keep Going

You can continue into a bachelor’s program as you move up the career ladder. 

Why Broward College?

Transfer opportunities to state and national universities and colleges.

Ranked second in the state for the number of industry certifications earned by students.

Ranked for affordability - among the lowest tuition rates in South Florida.

Industry partnerships that provide students with internships, apprenticeships, and job opportunities.