Middle-Skills Credentials and Immigrant Workers: Utah's Untapped Assets

National Skills Coalition
Date of Publication: 
October, 2018
Source Organization: 
National Skills Coalition

The Utah economy has robust demand for middle-skill workers. More than half of all jobs in  Utah (55 percent) are middle-skill occupations that require more than a high school diploma, but not a four-year degree. Yet only 47% of Utah workers have been educated to the middle-skill level. This fact sheet from the National Skills Coalition summarizes data showing that immigrants are a part of Utah's Middle-Skill solution and could contribute more if Utah invested in their skills.

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National Skills Coalition. (2018). Middle-Skills Credentials and Immigrant Workers: Utah's Untapped Assets. Retrieved from https://nationalskillscoalition.org/resources/publications/file/Middle-Skill-Credentials-and-Immigrant-Workers-Utahs-Untapped-Assets.pdf