In May, the state of
Manufacturing is a much different industry than it was even five years ago. Manufacturers are increasingly reliant upon technology to remain competitive.
This technology-driven work requires a skilled workforce to operate and maintain it to its full advantage.
Technical college students are finding that high-skill, high-technology manufacturing careers are not only increasingly available to them, but they can be very lucrative and very rewarding. In fact, upon program completion, students in manufacturing jobs receive an average annual salary of $44,447, compared to the average wage of $35,115 for all
The opportunities are definitely available as well. The number of new manufacturing jobs in
A recent survey conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee found that in
WTC is in very close step with the real world environment through advisory committees. The relationships forged between the colleges and industry help to create relevant training for strong placement, and help employers fill the jobs necessary to remain competitive in this economy.
This partnership allows the technical colleges to understand the needs of manufacturers and the flexibility to change or adjust curriculum to meet those instruction and delivery needs. While many
This partnership between the technical colleges, business, industry and labor is critical to sustaining and further developing
A complete list of programs is available, along with salary outcomes and related job opportunities at www.witechcolleges.org.
For more information about May is Manufacturing Month, visit www.mayismanufacturingmonth.info.