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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 $53,030 $101,610
11-2022 Sales Managers Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $95,370 $145,630
13-1020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $44,980 $65,710
41-4011 Sales Rep., Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $53,900 $90,890
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $113,800 $147,020
17-2051 Civil Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $66,170 $86,410
17-2071 Electrical Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $77,960 $103,420
17-2112 Industrial Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $69,380 $89,970
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $69,040 $87,400
11-3051 Industrial Production Managers Advanced Manufacturing Production $80,440 $109,430

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 $55,740 $82,880
41-4012 Sales Rep., Wholesale & Manufacturing, Except Tech. & Scientific Products Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $42,440 $71,670
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $44,740 $62,020
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $39,100 $53,750
43-6014 Secretaries & Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, & Executive Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $28,330 $37,310
17-3012 Electrical and Electronics Drafters Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $51,130 $70,820
17-3013 Mechanical Drafters Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $44,760 $59,220
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $39,660 $52,720
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $57,430 $67,760
17-3026 Industrial Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $43,740 $59,080
17-3027 Mechanical Engineering Technicians Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $46,310 $58,600
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $44,710 $55,480
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $39,350 $51,450
47-2111 Electricians Advanced Manufacturing Production $43,260 $61,490
47-2211 Sheet Metal Workers Advanced Manufacturing Production $36,520 $60,810
49-9044 Millwrights Advanced Manufacturing Production $50,500 $69,730
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers Advanced Manufacturing Production $45,300 $61,220
51-2011 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers Advanced Manufacturing Production $39,240 $58,970
51-2028 Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers Advanced Manufacturing Production $28,850 $35,370
51-2031 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers Advanced Manufacturing Production $32,090 $41,180
51-2041 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters Advanced Manufacturing Production $35,610 $44,470
51-2090 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators Advanced Manufacturing Production $29,850 $39,360
51-4021 Extruding & Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $30,190 $36,800
51-4031 Cutting, Punching & Press Machine Setters, Oper. & Tenders, Metal & Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $30,240 $37,300
51-4033 Grind., Lap., Polish. & Buff. Mach. Tool Set., Oper. & Tend., Met. & Plast. Advanced Manufacturing Production $32,280 $40,110
51-4034 Lathe & Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $31,020 $40,650
51-4041 Machinists Advanced Manufacturing Production $36,960 $49,910
51-4072 Molding, Coremaking & Casting Machine Set., Oper. & Tend., Metal & Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $27,510 $37,450
51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Advanced Manufacturing Production $28,130 $36,220
51-4111 Tool and Die Makers Advanced Manufacturing Production $44,730 $57,010
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Advanced Manufacturing Production $34,840 $43,650
51-9011 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $34,590 $47,860
51-9041 Extruding, Forming, Pressing & Compacting Machine Setters, Oper. & Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $33,130 $38,360
51-9111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators & Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $29,590 $39,870
51-9124 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Advanced Manufacturing Production $34,030 $45,150
51-9161 Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators Advanced Manufacturing Production $34,540 $42,460
51-9162 Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers Advanced Manufacturing Production $49,290 $64,540

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 $28,850 $36,580
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $24,150 $29,930
43-9061 Office Clerks, General Advanced Manufacturing Business Operations & Sales $25,010 $36,060
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Maintenance $26,890 $41,060
51-9198 Helpers--Production Workers Advanced Manufacturing Production $25,930 $31,420

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