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Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.

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
514022  Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 391 313 -78 -19.95 % 10 10 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    300  76 % 240  76 % -60  -20 % $50,880
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