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October Marks Wisconsin Manufacturing Month
Manufacturing continues to be one of the pillars of Wisconsin’s economy and the importance of this industry is being recognized this October as Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin.  Wisconsin is a leading state in manufacturing, as it accounts for nearly 20% of our state’s economic output and employs one of every six Wisconsin workers.  Nearly half a million Wisconsin residents work in manufacturing, earning an average salary of $53,000 a year.  
Today’s manufacturing requires highly skilled workers and provides great earning potential and exciting opportunities in advancing new technologies, while providing a clean work environment and career advancement.  Students seeking a career in an exciting field that offers good wages and opportunities to advance should consider the manufacturing sector.  To this end, Wisconsin’s technical colleges provide students with great opportunities in a manufacturing career, offering a variety of programs including engineering, mechanical design, welding and fabrication, and machine tool operation.  Visit for more information on the exciting manufacturing opportunities available in Wisconsin!