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Below wages are the 2019 entry-level average for the Capital Area

Electricians p

$16.55/hr

Install, maintain, and repair electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems

Carpenters p

$14.28/hr

Construct, repair, and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials

HVAC Mechanics & Installers p

$16.21/hr

Work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems

Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers p

$15/hr

Responsible for transporting goods from one place to another using heavy or tractor-trailer trucks

Industrial Machinery Mechanics p

$19.14/hr

Install, maintain, and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery

Machinists p

$16.29/hr

Set up and operate machine tools to produce precision metal parts, instruments, and tools

Plumbers & Pipefitters p

$17.75/hr

Install and repair piping fixtures and systems

Sheet Metal Workers p

$15.65/hr

Fabricate or install products that are made from thin metal sheets

Vehicle Mechanics

Includes both Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics and Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

$15.65/hr

Inspect, maintain, repair, and overhaul cars and light trucks or buses, trucks, or any vehicle with a diesel engine

Welders p

$15.47/hr

Use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join, repair, or cut metal parts and products

Manufacturing, healthcare, and IT opportunities coming soon! In the meantime, see our Targeted Occupations List to learn more about opportunities in these fields.

Training Partners

Workforce Solutions is proud to partner with the following education and training providers:

Skilled Trades
  • American YouthWorks
  • Austin Career Institute
  • Austin Community College
  • Carpenters Local Union 1266
  • Goodwill Central Texas
  • Lone Star Construction Trades Training
  • Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 286
  • Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 67
  • Skillpoint Alliance

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