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Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tender

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes.

Occupation Projection for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tender

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
514021  Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tender 1,454 1,272 -182 -12.52 % 34 102 -18 118 High school diploma or equivalent 

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tender 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
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    420  29 % 380  30 % -40  -8 % $39,110
Primary Metal Manufacturing    310  21 % 260  20 % -50  -15 % $40,080
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    220  15 % 190  15 % -30  -15 % $43,090
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    180  12 % 160  12 % -20  -12 % $42,900
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. (more...)