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Program Details

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

Labor Market Information

  • Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $17.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Rolling Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $15.87/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Drilling and Boring Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $15.61/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Model Makers

  • Median wage: $19.31/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $18.00/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $15.72/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

  • Median wage: $20.14/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Forging Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $16.47/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Multiple Machine Tool Operators

  • Median wage: $17.96/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Milling and Planing Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $17.58/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Layout Workers

  • Median wage: $21.99/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Lathe and Turning Machine Operators

  • Median wage: $19.29/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Metal and Plastic Patternmakers

  • Median wage: $22.06/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Heat Treating Equipment Operators

  • Median wage: $18.15/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
1540 Northway Drive Saint Cloud, MN 56303 Toll-Free: (800) 222-1009 Local: (320) 308-5089 TTY: (320) 308-5988