Assembling Your Future
Be the hero in your day-to-day when you take on a career in manufacturing. These careers are for the “why and how” people — the ones constantly looking to perfect a process, the ones inclined to question the status quo, the ones seeking to build a better world. The manufacturing sector represents a booming local industry with multiple career paths, promising salaries, and opportunities for growth. Your future awaits with a robust network of employers, large and small. You can skill up in your chosen field in 12 months or less thanks to local manufacturing training programs. Browse careers below to find your fit.
Projected Upstate Job Growth
(Next 5 Years)
Change in Jobs
1 in 6
Employed in this Sector in the Upstate
- CNC Operator
- Industrial Maintenance Worker
Interested in metalwork? Shape your future in this promising profession.
High-End Earners (Top 10%) in the Upstate: $66,655
Techies welcome! CNC operators use computer programs to produce precision parts.
High-End Earners (Top 10%) in the Upstate: $60,267
Industrial Maintenance Worker
Solution-oriented with a knack for working with your hands? Perfect. Industrial Maintenance is for you.
High-End Earners (Top 10%) in the Upstate: $75,620
With a rich history in the heart of America, machinists carry on tradition with a modern twist.