Formal Report Essay

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CAREER COMPARISION FORMAL REPORT

Tyrone Moore

No letter of transmittal? TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION................................................................................................3
LANDSCAPING CAREER…………………………………………………..4-6 Education/Training Employment/Compensation Work Conditions

CARPENTRY…………………………………………………………………6-7 Education/Training Employment/Compensation

CONCLUSIONS and RECOMMENDATIONS……………………………...8-9

REFERENCES……………………………………………………………….....10

INTRODUCTION

Choosing a career is a choice that one should approach with a plethora of knowledge on all options, weighing the pros and cons of each career, and ultimately choosing what is the best long term option for
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The Median salary for Landscaping Architects is $53, 120 per year for those that are self employed and a median of $74, 508 for those that work at the government level.( U.S. Department of Labor, 2011) U.S. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 26% of Landscapers are self employed. There are pros to being a self employed Landscaper. There is the ability to pick your own work hours, clients, vacations and availability. The pleasure and pride that can accompany owning one’s own business is also a pro of being self employed. All profits are controlled by the Landscaper. As there are pros, there are also cons to being self employed. Self employed Landscapers are responsible for their own health benefits which can become expensive especially if the Landscaper has a family to consider or becomes injured on the job. The self employed Landscaper will also have to manage any losses that the business may come across. Depending on the geographical location of the Landscaper, working conditions and consistency may vary.
Work Conditions
A Landscaper must take into consideration that he/she will be working outdoors in various climate and weather conditions. This can also prove to be a hindrance as this career in some regions, can come with down time during winter months. Some Landscapers
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