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Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

in Massachusetts

Fabricate, position, align, and fit parts of structural metal products. Shipfitters are included in "Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic" (51-4192).

Occupation Projection for Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
512041  Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 505 443 -62 -12.28 % 16 35 -6 45 High school diploma or equivalent 

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 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
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    180  36 % 140  32 % -40  -22 % $39,110
Construction    160  32 % 170  38 % 10  4 % $40,360
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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