Our Pre-Apprentices start at $15.61/HR with an additional $3.07 in benefits for a total wage package of $18.68/HR.
Pre-apprentices receive a $0.50 raise after 6 months and receive single-person healthcare coverage.
Our Apprentices start at $17.56/HR with an additional $10.84 in benefits for a total wage package of $28.40/HR.
Apprentices receive significant increases as they progress through our program.
Our Classified Worker program can earn up to $23.70/HR with an additional $9.29 in benefits for a total wage package of $32.99/HR.
Note: this program is a method employing all individuals including those who did not complete high school and those who can’t commit to the apprenticeship and allows SMART 435 to live up to its commitment to offering work opportunities to all and reduces the barrier of employment that many face.
Advancement is based on experience and raises that occur through the local union’s contract.
Our Journeymen make $27.88/HR on the check with an additional $16.49 in benefits for a total wage package of $44.38/HR.