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 Manufacturing Careers

 
 
Today’s manufacturing industry needs highly skilled employees in every
area – from developing new products to improving production processes. And you’re just the right person for the job. After all, you want a career in a field that’s clean and high tech. You want to be valued for your problem-solving skills, your attention to detail, and your hands-on abilities.

Hot Careers

Manufacturing careers are in demand in our region and through out the state. According to the 2015 NEW Manufacturing Alliance Vitality Ind​ex​, three of the hardest to fill careers are machinist/CNC/tool and die, welders, and engineering technicians. In as little as 30 weeks, you can be ready for one of these hot careers!

Machine Tool-CNC Technician

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $36,813

Machine Tool Operation

30-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $33,693

Welding

30-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $36,397

Electro-Mechanical Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $45,174

More Choices!

Automation Engineering Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $41,462

Electrical Engineering Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $33,160

Electronics (with optional Biomedical specialty)

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $30,159

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $39,517

Marine Engineering Technology

6-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $40,000*

Mechanical Design Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $37,437

Prototype and Design

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $40,037

About the Above Information

Starting salary is the median annual wage reported by NWTC's 2014 graduates six months after graduation; source: 2014 NWTC Graduate Follow-Up Report.