Earning an Associate in Science degree or a certificate in machine technology from
Allan Hancock College will provide students with the skills necessary to pursue a
successful career in:
- Local manufacturing
- Automotive aftermarket machining
- Aerospace component manufacturing
- Medical instrument manufacturing
- Oil equipment manufacturing
- Agricultural machine maintenance
According to the Employment Development Department, the median wage in 2010 for Machinists in California is $37,997 annually, or $18.26
The hourly wages for Machinists in California vary depending on training and experience.
With the training students receive from the Machine Technology program at Allan Hancock
College students can expect to earn wages of up to $20 an hour.
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