*Salaries source: O-Net Online (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Thanks to his fast, focused Maintenance Technician training program, JCC alum John Lee took control of his career – and boosted his salary by a full $10 per hour. Now employed by Nestle Purina in Dunkirk, Lee says his online resume is still “blowing up,” attracting calls from multiple regional employers every day.
“I have felt the happiest and most optimistic I’ve felt in literally years… I feel so confident.”
SUNY Success Story
The right skills… the right salary.
In the five years before the pandemic, Western New York’s electrical equipment and appliance manufacturing industry added 500 jobs, for a total increase of nearly 18%*.
Transportation equipment manufacturers command an average regional wage of $80,400.
Opportunities in the plastics and rubber products manufacturing industry expanded by about 7.5% between 2015 and 2020, as regional demand increased for assemblers, machinists, welders, cutters, solderers and brazers.