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Explore a Career in Manufacturing

Manufacturing is a growing industry in Colorado, and qualified workers are in high demand.

Here are five job examples to get your career exploration started:

1. Laborers Freight, Stock and Material Movers, Hand

High School Diploma or equivalent
$28,379 Average Salary

2. Welders, Cutters and Welder Fitters

Postsecondary Certificate
$43,453 Average Salary

3. Manufacturing Production Technicians

Postsecondary Certificate
$69,208 Average Salary

4. Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing

Bachelor’s Degree
$70,415 Average Salary

5. Manufacturing Engineers

Bachelor’s Degree
$103,750 Average Salary

These are additional jobs that can typically be found within a manufacturing company:

1. Clerks Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing

High School Diploma or equivalent
$38,562 Average Salary

2. Logistician

Bachelor’s Degree
$78,754 Average Salary

3. Operations Manager

Postsecondary Certificate
$126,828 Average Salary

4. Human Resources Manager

Bachelor’s Degree
$137,352 Average Salary

5. Marketing Manager

Bachelor’s Degree
$146,251 Average Salary

Explore more manufacturing career options on your own.

Here’s a list of related occupations:

  • Packers and Packagers
  • Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Paving, Surfacing and Tamping Equipment Operations
  • Pipe Layers
  • Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operations
  • Conveyor Operators and Tenders
  • Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
  • Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
  • Cutting, Slicing Machine Settlers, Operators and Tenders
  • Drilling and Boarding Machine Tool Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastics
  • Metal Workers and Plastic Workers

  • Roofers
  • Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Tool and Die Makers
  • Tool Grinders, Filers and Sharpeners
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Industrial Engineering Technologists
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologists
  • Surveying Technicians
  • Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail and Farm
  • Advertising Sales Agents
  • Demonstrators and Product Promoters