Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.

After graduation, machine shop technology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $99,517, while the bottom 20% make closer to $29,867. The median grad salary is $54,519.

Machine Shop Technology graduate salaries over time

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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