With most people choosing the white collar jobs in Chicago, many people with little education are choosing the tradesman job. One of the highest tradesmen jobs is plumbers and electricians.
Why Work as a Plumber?
You learn as you work
While many professions demand that you finish school first before you get employed a plumber can start getting paid immediately he starts training including at the apprenticeship stage.
You can rise on the job faster
Your hard work determines how fast you can rise on the job and increase your pay. You can move from apprentice to journeyman and eventually to master plumber with a pay rise at every move.