The Senator's visit gave him the opportunity to talk about his proposed legislation called the "Community College to Career Fund Act."
Potential students and job seekers, however, often don’t know about the innovative work and high earning potential that manufacturing careers offer. And parents of potential students -- who influence what their children study in college -- have misconceptions about what it’s really like to work in manufacturing.
Luke Greiner connects job growth to the growing industry of agriculture in Central Minnesota.
Erik White presents in-demand jobs in Northeast Minnesota that only require a two-year degree.
Tim O'Neill gives nursing students a good reason to look forward to a prosperous future.
Monica Gomez cites different skilled trade jobs that are more conducive to travel possibilities.
The manufacturing industry had 4,105 establishments supplying 162,716 jobs in the Twin Cities, comprising about 53% of the 307,159 manufacturing jobs within the state. The average annual wage for the manufacturing industry sector equaled $69,680 in 2013.
It is beneficial to know that some industries – particularly manufacturing – pay more for the same job. For example, salespeople selling products related to manufacturing are more likely earn more money than salespeople selling other types of good or services.