Skip to main Content

Machine Technology

at Saint Paul College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Must be completed entirely online; no face-to-face options available.

About this Program

(NEW) A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to plan, manufacture, assemble, test, and repair parts, mechanisms, machines, and structures in which materials are cast, formed, shaped, molded, heat treated, cut, twisted,

Labor Market Information

  • Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $17.14/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Rolling Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $15.22/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Drilling and Boring Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $16.36/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Model Makers

  • Median wage: $21.18/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $17.75/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $16.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

  • Median wage: $19.42/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Forging Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $19.45/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Multiple Machine Tool Operators

  • Median wage: $18.24/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Milling and Planing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $17.01/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Layout Workers

  • Median wage: $21.73/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Lathe and Turning Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $19.85/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Patternmakers

  • Median wage: $21.05/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Heat Treating Equipment Operators

  • Median wage: $17.81/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
Powered by CAREERwise
Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Toll-Free: (800) 227-6029 Local: (651) 846-1600 Email: admissions@saintpaul.edu