YES  According to the National Association for Manufacturers the AVERAGE salary is $89,000 for employees in the manufacturing industry.   CCTC students participated in the North Louisiana Manufacturing week which highlights some of the careers in the manufacturing industry.  Omni Specialty Packaging conducted a tour for our students which opened their eyes to what happens right here in Shreveport.  Students can learn about process technicians, chemists, welders, safety specialists, and production managers, as well as where to get training for those careers.