Former “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe has been a longtime advocate for the trades. He’s also been one of the constant voices reminding us about the skilled labor gap in America.
After graduating from the two-year program, John Deere Agricultural Equipment Technology employees begin with a starting salary that ranges between $25,900-$39,760.
Electro-mechanical technicians operate automated and robotic equipment. They use both electrical and mechanical expertise to maintain and repair the manufacturing equipment, typically found in a factory setting.
Computer-aided design (CAD) or computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) drafters take the vision of an architect or engineer and use computer software to create 2D design drawings or 3D simulations to aid in production.