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Why Wood Tech?

Wood Technology Career Opportunities

Careers include, but are not limited to:

     Project Manager            Drafter/Product Engineer             Plant Manager                Designer
     CNC Operator               CNC Programmer                      Area Supervisor              Finisher
     Estimator                      Sales                                        Skilled Laborer                Installer

Wood Technology graduates often have numerous job offers prior to graduation, and we have enjoyed a 100% job placement rate for over ten years.  Our graduates are well prepared to enter the industry and we pride ourselves on providing the industry with qualified individuals in the areas listed below.

Of course geographic location plays a role in salary rates, on average office positions pay approximately $42,000 and shop positions start at $17/hr.

Recognized as one of the top wood manufacturing programs in North America, this program has received the prestigious "Educator of the Year Award" from the Wood Machinery Industry Association (WMIA).  PSU has been featured in Wood Digest magazine, Second Wave magazine, and Wood Shop News magazine.  Wood Technology students consistently do well in international refereed design competitions and explore potential careers through diverse internship opportunities.  Let Pitt State Wood Technology get you on the career path to success!