What are the in-demand careers of Northwest Florida? What are the educational programs that will get students there?
These are the questions Okaloosa County Career Pathways seeks to answer with expected wages for jobs by industry sector and step-by-step educational pathways that will lead students to their future careers.
Whether you are a middle school student interested in exploring possible careers, a parent or mentor providing guidance to a student or an adult considering a new direction, we hope you will find the information relevant and helpful.
Okaloosa County Career Pathways is made possible in part through a multi-year grant from the Gulf Power Foundation to the Okaloosa Public Schools Foundation in partnership with their public school district and local education institutions and economic development organizations.
Regional information about careers and education options is available through Northwest Florida Career Pathways.
The First, Next and Later education entities listed on this website are located within the Northwest Florida Career Pathways delivery area and are identified on the applicable CareerSource.
The training programs identified for the Next and Later sections are broadly defined. It recommended visiting the applicable education entity for the specific training details.
Expected salaries were determined through the following sources: Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), Labor Market Statistics Center, April 2018; Florida’s Great Northwest; Florida Department of Education (DOE), and CareerSource – 2nd Quarter 2017 Survey.