Industrial Maintenance Technician Career Outlook

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Employed in a Related Field

Northwood Tech 2021-2022 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

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$62,395 - $81,894

Average Yearly Salary

Northwood Tech 2021-2022 Graduate Follow-Up Survey



Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technicians maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery and packaging equipment.

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Maintenance Welding

Maintenance Welders use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join or cut metal parts. They also fill holes, indentations, or seams in metal products.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Maintenance Technician Assistant
  • Maintenance Technician Foreperson
  • Maintenance Machinist

Graduates may also enter the trades of Machine Repair, Machine Rebuilder, and Millwright. Graduates may advance to such positions as Maintenance Leadperson, Maintenance Mechanic/Millwright Apprentice, Foreperson, or Superintendent.

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"I looked forward to going to school every day to do what I love. I would not be where I am today without Northwood Tech. It was nice having employers come to class and hand out job applications compared to graduating elsewhere with a bunch of debt and no job."

Jackson, Industrial Maintenance Technician graduate


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