Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Advanced Manufacturing

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High-Tech, High-Paying Careers Are Available in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
High-paying, high-tech jobs in the advanced manufacturing technology sector are available in our region, right now. And they aren't what they used to be. They're highly skilled careers that come with benefits, retirement plans and opportunities for advancement. Throughout our region, top employers in aerospace, energy, healthcare, custom metal fittings and metal work partner with the College to ensure that the training we provide meets their ongoing need for talent.

Today, the average annual salary of an entry-level manufacturing engineer in our region is nearly $60,000 and the average salary of a skilled manufacturing worker is more than $77,000 a year. And it can take less than a year to qualify for an entry-level position.



Advanced Technology Center

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Tours Every Monday (Except Holidays)
6 p.m.
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The Advanced Technology Center on the Marple Campus offers 32,000 square feet of classroom and laboratory space for the College’s technical programs.

With cutting-edge technology, the Advanced Technology Center gives students hands-on experiencethat prepares them for today’s in-demand occupations. Italso features highly specialized and customized education and training programs for the College’s corporate partners, such as Acero Precision, Penn Machine Works and Sunoco. Thanks to these partnerships, students learn on the latest technology and equipment, and they graduate well prepared for jobs in today’s high-growth advanced manufacturing fields.

Tour the Advanced Technology Center

Information sessions and tours are a great way to learn more about the programs and degrees related to manufacturing, advanced technology, skilled trades, and professional certificates. You’ll learn about the programs the College offers, the employment outlook for our region, and have the opportunity to tour our state-of-the-art Advanced Technology Center. Information sessions typically last 30 to 40 minutes.