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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 2014 NEW Manufacturing Alliance Vitality Index, 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 $33,278

Machine Tool Operation

30-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $31,406

Welding

30-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $34,161

Electro-Mechanical Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $46,485

More Choices!

Automation Engineering Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $50,000

Electrical Engineering Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $38,478

Electronics (with optional Biomedical specialty)

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $42,000

Manufacturing Engineering Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $35,006

Marine Construction

30-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $36,408

Marine Engineering Technology

6-Week Program - Median Starting Salary Unavailable

Mechanical Design Technology

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $42,519

Prototype and Design

60-Week Program - Median Starting Salary $35,241

About the Above Information

Starting salary is the median annual wage reported by NWTC's 2012 graduates six months after graduation; source: 2012 NWTC Graduate Follow-Up Report.