Precision Production

Explore Precision Production-Related Careers and Training Programs in Northwest Arkansas

  • As of 2015, over 8,000 Northwest Arkansans were employed in Precision Production related occupations.
  • Average hourly wages range from around $10/hr for entry level workers in woodworking and apparel to over $34/hr per hour for plant operators. Skilled tradespeople (machining, welding, setters, and operators) can make an average of $15/hr to $22/hr.
  • The projected 10-year demand for these workers exceeds 2,700 when occupational growth and replacement needs are taken into account.