StartHere has several manufacturing employer connections. These local businesses employ a variety of trade specific workers, which include machine tenders, mechanics, quality assurance staff, and shipping and receiving specialists.
Manufacturing is always changing and needs people who can change with it. It can be a great career track, offering entry-level jobs at a good salary, while you also gain valuable long-term skills and training.
Manufacturing is alive and well in Arizona and accounts for over 7% of the total output in the state, ranging between $19 and $22 billion for the last several years. In addition, manufacturing salaries are 77.5% high than other nonfarm employers in the state.
Recent findings from a National Manufacturing Institute survey noted that 67 percent of employers report a moderate to severe shortage of available qualified workers, and 56 percent expect this shortage to become more severe.
In Arizona, 76 percent of Arizona technology companies report that it is either very difficult or somewhat difficult to find qualified applicants for computer science, engineering and technical positions.
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