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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
512041  Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 1,506 1,519 13 0.86 % 26 25 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    740  49 % 760  50 % 20  4 % $46,270
Construction    240  16 % 240  16 % 0  1 % $45,820
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