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Job Outlook

Campus(s):Business & Technology
Program Coordinator:David Grady, 816.604.5464

Base salary and job outlook

  • Median wages (national): $18.27 hourly; $38,000 annual
  • Median wages (Missouri): $18.86 hourly; $39,220 annual
  • Projected job growth (national - 2010-2020):remain steady (3% to 9%)
  • Projected job openings (national 2010-2020): 99,500 additional employees.
  • Currently 600,000 job openings in manufacturing across the U.S.

Job Titles

  • Manual Late Operator
  • Manual Mill Operator
  • CNC Machinist or Operator
  • Set-Up Machinist

Where you can work

  • Large and small machine shops
  • Anywhere precision machining tools are used

Additional career information

 

 

Last Modified: 10/26/15