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Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
514072  Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 2,573 1,982 -591 -22.97 % 38 38 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
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    980  38 % 800  40 % -180  -19 % $34,630
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    800  31 % 580  29 % -220  -27 % $41,300
Machinery Manufacturing    210  8 % 150  7 % -60  -31 % $34,210
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