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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

in Massachusetts

Operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap sub-surface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. May use explosives. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
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475021  Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 101 114 13 12.87 % High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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