Career Pathways

Select Occupations

Career Pathways in Advanced Manufacturing

Later Occupations

Usually require a bachelor's or other advanced degree

Data produced by Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC). Funding provided by U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
SOC Code Occupation Title Career Cluster Path Title Entry Wage Average Wage
11-1021 General and Operations Managers Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $57,360 $106,730
11-2022 Sales Managers Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $76,040 $133,120
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $54,250 $84,320
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $106,270 $135,440
17-2051 Civil Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $61,710 $85,090
17-2071 Electrical Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $73,490 $94,530
17-2112 Industrial Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $65,960 $86,620
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $66,350 $86,360
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers Advanced Manufacturing Production $71,430 $101,000

Next Occupations

Usually require more than 1 year of on-the-job training and an associate's degree or vocational certificate

Data produced by Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC). Funding provided by U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
SOC Code Occupation Title Career Cluster Path Title Entry Wage Average Wage
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $49,660 $71,560
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $37,930 $63,700
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $41,230 $56,110
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $44,750 $57,460
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $25,610 $33,590
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $43,610 $55,370
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $39,640 $51,900
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $39,480 $51,060
17-3023 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $49,320 $62,330
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $42,650 $61,840
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $37,960 $53,490
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $40,560 $54,310
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $37,870 $46,740
47-2111 Electricians Advanced Manufacturing Production $46,530 $61,630
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers Advanced Manufacturing Production $38,160 $63,400
49-9044 Millwrights Advanced Manufacturing Production $38,550 $58,140
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers Advanced Manufacturing Production $41,920 $57,630
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers Advanced Manufacturing Production $34,070 $40,350
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters Advanced Manufacturing Production $30,680 $37,820
51-4011 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $31,740 $39,790
51-4012 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $39,610 $51,140
51-4021 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $27,610 $34,620
51-4031 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $26,860 $33,860
51-4033 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, Tenders, Metal & Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $27,790 $37,370
51-4034 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $29,200 $40,400
51-4041 Machinists Advanced Manufacturing Production $32,850 $44,660
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $22,570 $29,070
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $27,870 $34,440
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers Advanced Manufacturing Production $43,880 $58,590
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Advanced Manufacturing Production $30,100 $38,730
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $29,350 $40,680
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $29,670 $35,930
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $24,310 $32,670
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $26,750 $35,210

Now Occupations

Usually require 1-12 months of on-the-job training

Data produced by Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC). Funding provided by U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
SOC Code Occupation Title Career Cluster Path Title Entry Wage Average Wage
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $25,850 $34,530
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $21,040 $26,600
43-9061 Office Clerks, General Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $22,440 $31,640

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