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Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

in Massachusetts

Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.

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
514011  Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 2,324 2,691 367 15.79 % 108 37 71 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    1,010  44 % 1,220  45 % 210  21 % $47,830
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    490  21 % 540  20 % 50  10 % $49,020
Machinery Manufacturing    320  14 % 340  13 % 20  6 % $43,020
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    190  8 % 210  8 % 20  14 % $44,710
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