Drone Manufacturing Workers


Overview

Drone Manufacturing Workers

Introduction

Drones are being used by more people today than ever before for business and commercial purposes, military and civic activities, and by hobbyists for personal entertainment. Drone manufacturers employ drone manufacturing workers to help them operate factory machines and oversee work processes and workers that produce drones. There are many different types of jobs in drone manufacturing facilities; drone manufacturing workers may be drone assemblers or fabricators; cutters, solderers, or welders; machinists and tool and die ...

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Median Salary

$44,000

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Employment Prospects

Good

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Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma


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Experience

Two or more years experience


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Skills

Computer


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Personality Traits

Hands On

Earnings

The U.S. Department of Labor reports the following salary ranges for manufacturing workers in May 2018:

  • Assemblers and fabricators (not otherwise classified): $21,610 to $52,200+
  • First-line supervisors of production and operating workers: $36,020 to $99,500+
  • Industrial production managers: $63,470 to $172,150+
  • Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and w...

Work Environment

Drone manufacturing professionals who work with machinery and equipment and in assembly lines work in manufacturing plants. Production managers, buyers and purchasing agents, customer service representatives, and other administrative staff members work in offices of manufacturing plants. All work 40 hours per week. Manufacturing plants that operate around the clock may have production employees...

Outlook

As of July 2017, the commercial drone market generated about $6 billion in revenue, and that number is expected to grow to $23 billion by 2022, according to Business Insider. Drone use will continue to increase and manufacturers will need drone manufacturing workers to help them meet demand. Competition for most jobs will be keen, however. Drone manufacturing workers with years of expe...

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