Wages and Benefits

Advancement in the apprenticeship wage schedule is based on shop grades, academic grades, attendance and length of time in training. Apprentices are paid for all work, including time spent in academic classes. Premium pay is given for all overtime. Additional benefits currently available to apprentices include paid vacations, paid holidays, pension plan, medical plans, life insurance, workers' compensation, unemployment insurance, and Social Security benefits.

Rate Schedule for Apprentices*

Pay 7/10/2017 8/13/2018 9/16/2019 10/19/2020
Classification Ratification Period 2 Period 3 Period 4
Beginning of 1st Term $17.34 $17.79 $18.32 $18.87
Mid-term of 1st Term $18.10 $18.57 $19.13 $19.70
Beginning of 2nd Term $18.87 $19.36 $19.94 $20.54
Mid-term of 2nd Term $19.76 $20.28 $20.88 $21.51
Beginning of 3rd Term $20.66 $21.19 $21.83 $22.48
Mid-term of 3rd Term $21.42 $21.97 $22.63 $23.31
Beginning of 4th Term $22.48 $23.07 $23.76 $24.47
Beginning of 5th Term $24.06 $24.68 $25.42 $26.18
Beginning of 6th Term $24.76 $25.40 $26.16 $26.95
Beginning of 7th Term $25.62 $26.28 $27.07 $27.89
Beginning of 8th Term $26.29 $26.97 $27.78 $28.61
Completion $27.31 $28.02 $28.86 $29.73

* Wage Schedules for Dimensional Control Technician, Patternmaker, Marine Designer, Production Planner and Engineering Apprenticeship Programs