Demand for new projects in Orange County, particularly those incorporating “green” technologies, is leading to unprecedented opportunities for career-educated professionals in this evolving field.
Saddleback College graduates enter the workforce with confidence, in a variety of high-paying careers and grads from Saddleback’s Architectural Drafting program report an average wage increase of 74%, while Construction Inspection alums increased their salaries by more than 50%.
$53,900 - $113,020
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Demand for manufacturing professionals is building! Here are just a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Model Maker - $53,900
Commercial / Industrial Designer - $70,410
Electronic Drafter - $68,670
Architectural / Civil / Mechanical Drafter - $61,590
Mapping Technician - $68,100
Geographic Information System Technician - $98,010
Cartographer / Programmetrist - $83,480
Geodetic Surveyor - $91,030
Architect (w/ further education) - $87,180
Materials Engineer (w/ further education) - $103,720
Remote Sensing Technician (w/ further education) - $113,020
Saddleback College’s Advanced Manufacturing department offers four associate degrees and three career certificates in this in-demand field.
For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Advanced Manufacturing page.
Northrop Grumman * SpaceX * Raytheon * Deloitte * Arconic * ViaSat * Byrd Industrial Electronics * Precision Castparts * LPA, Inc. * Fox Racing * Jacobs * Aerotas * Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. * TRC Companies, Inc. * Rambøll * Moffatt and Nichol * FCS International * L3 Technologies * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!