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Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators,

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.

Occupation Projection for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators,

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
514072  Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, 2,324 2,042 -282 -12.13 % 80 165 -28 217 High school diploma or equivalent 

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, 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    900  39 % 830  41 % -70  -8 % $35,980
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    530  23 % 450  22 % -80  -15 % $40,930
Machinery Manufacturing    290  13 % 250  12 % -40  -16 % $32,720
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing    150  6 % 130  6 % -20  -10 % $42,150
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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