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Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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.

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
514122  Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,065 857 -208 -19.53 % 30 30 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    340  32 % 280  32 % -60  -19 % $44,180
Machinery Manufacturing    170  15 % 120  14 % -50  -28 % $41,810
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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