What is a manufacturing technician?

A guide to the job, job market, and career pathway.

Lauren Percy · 15 Aug 2018

There are approximately 74,300 manufacturing technicians in the United States – but... what is a manufacturing technician? What do they do? How do you become one?

Our infographic explores on-the-job responsibilities, average pay, and career paths of both experienced manufacturing technicians and those new to the field.

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