Machine Tool Technology and Machinist Degree at Pulaski Technical College

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Machine Tool Technology and Machinist Degree

In modern times, a machinist is trained to set-up and operate a wide variety of computer-controlled machine tools and mechanically-controlled machine tools in an effort to produce tools, instruments, and parts. Get more details below including other Arkansas colleges that offer machine tool technology and machinist degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Machine Tool Technology and Machinist Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Pulaski Technical College offers a less than two-year award program in machine tool technology and machinist.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male17
Female0

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black3
White14

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Machine Tool Technology and Machinist program at Pulaski Technical College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Description

Set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -24.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
    • Total Employment: 130
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.21
    • Average Annual Salary: $35790

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Description

Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -21.5% from 2014 to 2024

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Description

Set up, operate, or tend machines to roll steel or plastic forming bends, beads, knurls, rolls, or plate or to flatten, temper, or reduce gauge of material.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -13.5% from 2014 to 2024

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Description

Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or plastic material.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -20.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
    • Total Employment: 140
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.07
    • Average Annual Salary: $33420

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Machine Tool Technology and Machinist Programs in Arkansas

Machine Tool Technology and Machinist programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Arkansas State University - Beebe

Beebe, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

North Arkansas College

Harrison, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Mid - South Community College

West Memphis, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Black River Technical College

Pocahontas, AR
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
21:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
34

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,597