Career Technical Education

Manufacturing & Product

The Manufacturing and Product Development sector focuses on manufacturing processes and systems, including graphic design production, machine tooling and forming, welding and materials joining, and product innovation and design. Students engage in an instructional program that integrates academic and technical preparation and focuses on career awareness, career exploration, and skill preparation.

Department & Programs Offered

Welding Technology (W)

  • Welding & Materials Joining

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Digital Media (DM)

  • Graphic Arts Production

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Job Market

Typical Position / Salary Per Year*

  • Commercial Photographer
    $26,679
  • Printing Press Operator
    $40,495
  • Solder and Brazer
    $38,150
  • Welder, Cutter, and Fitter
    $38,150
  • Machinist
    $40,550

  • Graphic Designer
    $49,695
  • Desktop Publisher
    $39,840
  • Art Director
    $89,760
  • Web Developer
    $64,970
  • *Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Statistics for Santa Cruz County, 2014 First Quarter Wages.

    Occupational & Career Information
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