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Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend lathe and turning machines to turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials, such as wire, rod, or bar stock.

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
514034  Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,034 818 -216 -20.89 % 26 26 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    550  53 % 440  54 % -110  -19 % $47,900
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing    260  26 % 210  26 % -50  -19 % $61,660
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