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.
The advanced manufacturing technology programs are also designed to help you earn a certificate and qualify for an entry-level position in as little as a year. The College's Office of Student Employment Services can help you with available job openings and arranging interviews. And while you're working, you can continue to take classes that will help you further advance your career.