In-Demand Career: Production Worker

October 6, 2021

Production workerIf you’re looking for a career that makes you feel a part of something bigger and is in demand right here in Kentucky – then training to be a production worker may be for you!

Production work offers a variety of interesting career opportunities that often include hands-on tasks. On average, production workers with no experience make $15/hour. Many production roles, however, include production bonuses along with benefits such as medical, dental and vision.

Individuals in this career use innovative technology to improve the production of essential products people use every day. In Kentucky, there are over 3,600 manufacturers, and many are located right here in the Lincoln Trail region.

Production work also provides great opportunities for advancement. You can take your career in production to the next level by pursuing training close to home at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. ECTC can help you get trained in advanced manufacturing in as little as four months. And with the Work Ready Scholarship, you can earn a certificate, diploma or associate degree at no cost.

Advanced manufacturing is ever-changing, making it a dynamic career with growth potential. Advanced manufacturing salaries in Kentucky average over $64,000 per year (Source:

For more information on how you can begin a career as a production worker, contact Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail.

The Kentucky Career Center – Lincoln Trail helps match job seekers with local employment and training opportunities. Our business solutions team offers employers of all sizes and industries personalized support to build a competitive workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Program is funded with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I funds through the Kentucky Education and Labor Cabinet and the Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board.
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