Why Manufacturing?

Why should students be interested in a job in manufacturing?

• The average entry level salary for manufacturing in our area is $34,000 per year, plus benefits. 

• Indiana is #1 for the largest concentration of manufacturing organizations. 

• Manufacturing is the 6th largest employer in the U.S., meaning jobs are always available!

• Earnings in manufacturing were 26% higher than all other sectors. 

• Manufacturing gives the opportunity to work on real, tangible products, helping workers see the reward of their hard work and giving them a sense of pride.