CNC Technician

Advance your manufacturing skills

The world of manufacturing is changing rapidly and so too are the skill sets needed to be a competitive part of it. Here is where the skills of a true craftsperson and the high-tech world of automation combine to form the fast-paced CNC programming and machining jobs of the future. If you like to create things with your hands, are fascinated with technology, and want above-average earning power, the CNC Technician program is for you. This career offers the best of both worlds as you will be a respected craftsperson in a growing profession.

Career Area
Advanced Manufacturing
Technical Diploma
Program Number
  • Technical Diploma
  • Flexible Starting Dates
  • 4 Terms¬†
  • 54 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible

Career Outlook

CNC Technician

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Salary data is derived from surveys collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and mapped to LTC programs using economic modeling software. As with any survey data, the wages presented here are prone to error and sampling bias. Educational decisions should not be entirely based on the data presented here. The wage data presented here is the median annual salary in the LTC District as reported by EMSI (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.) Some people beginning work at jobs in these fields may find a higher or lower starting wage that what is reported here.


Work with Admissions Advisor to:

  • Submit Application
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  • Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
  • Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.

*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.

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