Did you know the CAM Concentration has a 90.9% job placement rate? Source: 1999-2006 Graduate Follow-Up Surveys
This concentration provides students with broad training in various manufacturing technologies specializing in the use of computer numerically controlled machine tools.
Vision of the CAM Career Track
Students will acquire knowledge and skills, which enables them to effectively integrate into the evolving technological marketplace
Mission of the CAM Career Track
Our mission is to provide quality technical education that matches the needs of our community and area employers
Short Term Operational Goals of the CAM Career Track
Long Term Operational Goals of the CAM Career Track
Median hourly earnings of computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic, were $14.75 in May 2004. The middle 50 percent earned between $11.65 and $18.21. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $9.47, whereas the top 10 percent earned more than $21.67. Median hourly earnings in the manufacturing industries employing the largest numbers of computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic, in May 2004 were:
|Metalworking machinery manufacturing||$16.34|
|Other fabricated metal product manufacturing||15.62|
|Machine shops; turned product; and screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing||14.73|
|Motor vehicle parts manufacturing||13.55|
|Plastics product manufacturing||11.78|
Median hourly earnings of numerical tool and process control programmers were $19.31 in May 2004. The middle 50 percent earned between $15.67 and $24.00. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $12.89, while the top 10 percent earned more than $28.89.
Suggested citation: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2006-07 Edition, Computer Control Programmers and Operators, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos286.htm.