Careers in Woodworking
What makes woodworking such an exciting field for a person seeking a career?
- there are currently many more vacant jobs in the industry than skilled applicants.
- the wage and salary rates are attractive and competitive with other technology industries.
- the industry is in a technological revolution and needs young people with skills ranging from hands-on manufacturing capabilities to computer-based engineering knowledge.
- there is an unprecedented opportunity for advancement within companies.
Graduates of woodworking programs are reaping the benefits of these opportunities.
- 100% of 2010 graduates of the Woodworking Technician and Woodworking Technology Architectural Millwork Co-op programs at the Woodworking Centre of Ontario found employment within six months of graduation.
- Their starting salaries ranged from $25,000 to $65,000 with an average salary of $34,500.
Want to know more?
- Woodlinks is an excellent resource for investigating careers in the woodworking industries.
- Contact the Woodworking Centre to discuss your possibilities with our staff.