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.
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.
by Luke Greiner ~ After getting knocked down during the recession, the manufacturing sector has added more jobs to Central Minnesota’s economy than any other industry since 2010 by gaining 3,676 additional jobs. This incredible comeback accounts for almost 30% of total job growth in the region in the last three years. Recent growth is … Continue reading Manufacturing: The ‘Comeback Kid’ in Central Minnesota