Your Personal Economic Recovery- Career in Precision Machining

October 29, 2013

Despite the fact that there has been no significant “recovery” of employment under the current Administration and Congress, There is a way to create your own personal “employment recovery.”

Can't count on Washington to get you back to work.

Can’t count on Washington to get you back to work.

PMPA tracks employment sentiment monthly as part of our Business Trends reporting,

Employment outlook sentiments have been positive for the PMPA members- above 90% for the entire year of 2013.

And our shops have been scheduling overtime- average length of first shift is 42.8 hours for calendar year 2013.

And by the way, earnings of new hires in manufacturing are higher than those not in manufacturing. 38% higher according to the U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration

Earnings premium of new hires in manufacturing over non manufacturing new hires

The folks in Washington haven’t done much to turn the nation’s employment situation back to the upside as you can see in the top graph.

But if you are comfortable with high school math- geometry, algebra, and trig- you could have a great career in precision machining.

For info on training programs  in your area check out the PMPA Comprehensive Career Training Database.

Career overview.

Why you should consider a career in manufacturing.

One of our members posted on Linked In “We would hire 3 guys right away with the right skills.”

Get skills. Create your own personal economic recovery.

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