Top Machine Shop Technology/Assistant Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Programs - 2023

Machine Shop Technology/Assistant programs prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to fabricate and modify metal parts in support of other manufacturing, repair or design activities, or as an independent business.

For all the 707 degrees granted in Machine Shop Technology/Assistant annually, the majority of them are Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years. Of the 445 students graduating with degrees at the Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years level across the US, 93% percent identify as men and 7% percent identify as women. While students at schools all over the country study Machine Shop Technology/Assistant, Kentucky has the most graduates. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Machine Shop Technology/Assistant is $0.

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445
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416
Total Females
29

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  • Total Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Degree

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See where Machine Shop Technology/Assistant is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Machine Shop Technology/Assistant degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

If you’re thinking about majoring in Machine Shop Technology/Assistant, then you should look at these top colleges, including Mt Hood Community College, Gateway Community and Technical College and Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College. Mt Hood Community College is our top ranked institution for a degree in Machine Shop Technology/Assistant with 27 students graduating with this major annually at the Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years level. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Machine Shop Technology/Assistant Majors

Majoring in Machine Shop Technology/Assistant, your experience could lead you towards different careers. Machine Shop Technology/Assistant majors go on to find jobs including Machinists and Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Machine Shop Technology/Assistant majors include Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic, Machinists and Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters.

Top Paying Careers for Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

  1. Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic   (Median Wage: $51,690)
  2. Machinists   (Median Wage: $47,730)
  3. Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters   (Median Wage: $45,480)
  4. Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   (Median Wage: $38,450)
  5. Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners   (Median Wage: $38,430)
  6. Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   (Median Wage: $37,630)
  7. Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   (Median Wage: $37,550)
  8. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other   (Median Wage: $36,990)
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