Wisconsin Tech Colleges

Machine Tool Technician

Machine Tool Tech WTCS

This program will give students the technical knowledge needed for an entry-level job in the machine tool industry as a machine operator, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operator, apprentice in a maintenance shop, machine shop, or tool and die shop. Students will plan the sequence of operations needed to successfully complete the process of material removal, read and interpret blueprints, and use hand tools and precision measuring tools. Students will work on both manual and computer-controlled machines.

Program Name: 
Machine Tool Technician
Program Number: 
32-420-1
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$41,597
Wisconsin TechConnect Job Openings for this Career Program: 

308 in the last year.
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