Manufacturing industries create new products from

    raw materials or other components.


    These jobs may be in a factory, plant or mill- anywhere new products are created. Twelve million Americans have careers in manufacturing! The Manufacturing program of study focuses on planning, and managing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products. Machining, Welding, Engineering, and Precision Metal Manufacturing are all programs available on select HISD campuses.


    High Schools Offering Manufacturing pathways


    Austin High School

    Barbara Jordan High School

    Energy Institute High School

    Heights High School

    Houston MTSC

    Madison High School

    Milby High School

    Sharpstown International High School

    Sterling High School

    Wisdom High School


    Fastest Growing Career Opportunities





    Certifications and Licensures

    Autodesk Certified User

    Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA)

    NCCER- Welding

    AWS Certification


    High Paying Careers

    Manufacturing Engineer $120,000

    Underwater Welder $90,000

    Machinery Mechanic $50,000


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