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Is Your Child Obsessed With Machinery? 3 Career Options For Their Future

When you are a child, your imagination runs wild. This is why kids can get so immersed in certain subjects. Is your child obsessed with machinery? There are actually many career options for children who are very into big machines and how they work. From mechanical engineering to automotive mechanics, there is a wide range of different career opportunities for kids who love machinery. Here are just a few of the many different career options for the mechanically inclined.

Heavy Machinery Mechanics

A great career for children who love machinery can be in the field of heavy machinery mechanics. Companies like Freo Group are always looking for top of the line mechanics who can keep their machinery in peak working condition. With a median income of $47,000 annually, this can be a lucrative field to enter. What kid wouldn’t want to grow up to be a mechanic that works on huge machines?

Mechanical Engineering

When kids are obsessed with machines, why not teach them how to design them? With a degree in mechanical engineering, kids can grow up designing and helping to create some of the most amazing planes, cars, trains, and other machines that are so important in our daily lives. Learning all about mechanical engineering can start early for a kid. When you notice that your kid has a gift for understanding machinery, help them take some stuff apart. They will be able to quickly see the inner workings of engines, drones, motorcycles, and more. This could be the start that they really need when it comes to their career in mechanical engineering. There are summer classes and camps offered as well in the field of mechanical engineering for young ones. These camps could give your child the head start they need to get into the most competitive mechanical engineering programs in the world.

Automotive Mechanics

If your child is becoming obsessed with cars, this can be a pretty normal thing. You can teach your child that there is a future in following their passion. The automotive industry always needs highly qualified mechanics who will be able to work in automotive repair shops, dealerships, and on the race track. Depending on what type of cars your child is into, you can help them start specializing their skills. Auto mechanics with specialized skills always have much higher salaries than those mechanics with generalized automotive knowledge. For example, a mechanic with a BMW certification is going to make more than a general automotive mechanic who is working in a generalized repair shop.

Tim Esterdahl

Tim Esterdahl is the editor of IFCS blog. He is a married father of three and enjoys golf in his spare time.

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