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Why Manufacturing Careers Are Worth a Closer Look

Never considered a job in advanced manufacturing? You’re missing out. Machinists and industrial machinery mechanics are harnessing technology like 3D printing and augmented reality in incredible ways — and making good money doing it.

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Opportunity By the Numbers

Opportunity, By The Numbers

122,000+Manufacturing job openings this year
$58,000 Average annual salary for Manufacturing professionals
8% Projected Manufacturing job growth over the next five years

Explore Manufacturing Careers, Training, and Jobs

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    SkillPointe has the tools to help you find your next career, starting with an assessment of your skills and strengths and explaining the key responsibilities of roles that could be a good fit. For example, if you’re an excellent observer and good at problem-solving, you should learn more about being an industrial engineering technician.

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    Find The Training You Need Near You

    Check out hundreds of training opportunities. Compare programs to get the skills you need for the jobs that interest you most. That could be an apprenticeship or a trade school program to become a machinist. You decide what works best.

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    Find A Great-Paying Job in Manufacturing

    Search through dozens of openings near you, including jobs for electro-mechanical technician, industrial mechanic and more. Applying is easy, and job listings are updated daily.