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Manufacturing Careers Are Important.  The U.S. economy relies on this sector. There are 17.6 million jobs in manufacturing in the U.S – this represents 1 of every 6 private sector jobs. Manufacturing is a career with great potential.  Working with high-technology equipment, being part of an important industry, and entering a field with opportunity instead of school debt are a few benefits of choosing this sector.

Top Jobs in Milwaukee County

Occupation

Median
Wage

Education Requirements

2016  Jobs

Team Assembler

$12.85/hr

HSD

4,934

Supervisors-Production Workers

$28.02/hr

HSD

2,414

Packaging Filling Machine Operators

$14.14/hr

HSD

2,308

Machinist

$19.91/hr

HSD

2,119

CNC, Metal and Plastic

$20.27/hr

HSD

1,424

Source: EMSI, Milwaukee County, 2016.2 – QCEW Employees, Non-QCEW Employees & Self-Employed – 2016-2026

 

Career Pathway Example

Career Pathways

 

Manufacturing Career Competencies 

WORKPLACE COMPETENCIES

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Teamwork

Manufacturing process design & development

Adaptability & Flexibility

Production

Planning & Organizing

Maintenance, installation & repair

Problem solving

Supply chain logistics

Working with tools & technology

Quality assurance/continuous improvement

Checking, examining & recording

Health, safety, security & environment

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