After high school you will need to work to pay for housing,
transportation, clothes, food, insurance, etc. You'll need money
and an occupation. Maybe now is the time for that reality check.
Below are two different ways to search for careers:
- Don't know how much money you will need to earn in the future?
Don't know which occupation to choose? Then create a sample budget
by finding out how much you will spend each year by buying "stuff"
for a sample month. Then you can search careers that will allow you
to live the lifestyle you want. Start by clicking
- Already know how much money you want to earn? Click here and use
the "Budgeting from a Starting Salary" career search
option. Enter the annual salary you plan to earn, then pick a
California county or enter your zip code. Create a sample monthly
budget based on this salary and see if your annual earnings are
enough to cover your annual expenses.
When you are done, come back to CaliforniaColleges.edu to search
for colleges and majors that will allow you to pursue the career
Thanks to the California Career Resource Network for
providing these tools.