Career Opportunities

Electricians Apprenticeship

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), California is the highest employing state in the nation for electricians.  After graduation, you can expect to earn an average annual wage of $66,950 (as of May 2015).. 

Examples of career opportunities include:

  • Electrical Contractor
  • Estimator
  • Inspector
  • Job Foreman or Superintendent
  • Journey Level Electricians
  • Labor Representative

Plumbers (Pipe Trades) Apprenticeship

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), California is the highest employing state in the nation for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters.  After graduation, you can expect to earn an average annual wage of $59,370 (as of May 2015). 

Examples of career opportunities include:

  • Detailer
  • Estimator
  • Inspector
  • Job Foreman or Superintendent
  • Journey Level Pipe Fitter
  • Journey Level Plumber
  • Labor Representative
  • Plumbing Contractor

Operating Engineers (Heavy Equipment) Apprenticeship

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), California is one of the highest employing states in the nation for Operating Engineers. After graduation you can expect to earn an average annual salary of $65,930 (as of May 2015).

Examples of career opportunities include:

  • Construction Equipment Operator
  • Landscape Operator
  • Crane/Tower Operator
  • Paving & Surfacing Equipment Operator
  • Asphalt Spreader Operator
  • Pile Driver Operator
  • Excavating Machine Operator
  • Industrial Truck/Tractor Operator
  • Highway Maintenance Worker

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Allyson Noland

Allyson Noland
Agribusiness Student

"I chose to take classes here in the agribusiness program because I work in the wine industry and really feel that it's important to have as much knowledge as possible. My purpose in taking classes is just to educate myself so then I can hopefully go back to work and educate both my coworkers as well as customers that we have."
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