About the Metals Industry

A little bit about the Metals Industry:

Metals is no longer the commodity-based basic manufacturing industry it once was. Today the industry is at the forefront of making a difference to the modern world through the products, services and solutions it offers.

The NWPA metals industry produces, markets and sells lots of metal-based products, services, knowledge and expertise which are vital to almost every aspect of modern life.

And in a solutions based, customer focused and innovative industry... people are the key to its success!

Earnings Potential:

  • Journey-level machinist $12.67-$26.00/hour
  • CNC machine operator $10.81-$18.00/hour
  • Welder/fabricator $10.00-$22.00/hour

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