Quick Facts

150,000 employers & labor management organizations participate

There are 400K registered Apprentices nationwide in more than 1,000 occupations

Apprentices earn an average starting salary of $50,000/year while gaining a credential that is equivalent to a 2 or 4 year college degree

Apprenticeship is good for business

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Helps recruit and develop a highly skilled workforce

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Improves productivity and the bottom line

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Provides opportunities for tax credits and employee tuition benefits in some states

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Reduces turnover costs & increases employee retention

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Creates industry-driven and flexible training solutions to meet national and local needs

Workers who complete apprenticeship programs earn $300,000 more over a lifetime than their peers who don't.