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Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

in Massachusetts

Position and secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms in order to reinforce concrete. Use a variety of fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools. Includes rod busters.

Occupation Projection for Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
472171  Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 180 203 23 12.78 % 15 22 High school diploma or equivalent 

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Construction    180  100 % 200  100 % 20  13 % $61,980
Specialty Trade Contractors    130  72 % 150  72 % 20  12 % $55,800
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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