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Tool and Die Makers

in Massachusetts

Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools.

Occupation Projection for Tool and Die Makers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
514111  Tool and Die Makers 1,059 968 -91 -8.59 % 40 55 -9 86 High school diploma or equivalent 

Tool and Die Makers 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
Machinery Manufacturing    340  32 % 300  31 % -40  -11 % $53,400
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    180  17 % 170  17 % -10  -6 % $54,360
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    150  14 % 140  15 % -10  -5 % $57,660
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    130  12 % 120  13 % -10  -2 % $55,350
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...)