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Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators,

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

Occupation Projection for Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators,

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
514122  Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators,  707 624 -83 -11.74 % 18 52 -8 62 High school diploma or equivalent 

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing 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
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    180  25 % 160  25 % -20  -13 % $45,640
Machinery Manufacturing    140  20 % 130  20 % -10  -11 % $44,630
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    120  17 % 100  16 % -20  -15 % $34,640
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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