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Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend heating equipment, such as heat-treating furnaces, flame-hardening machines, induction machines, soaking pits, or vacuum equipment to temper, harden, anneal, or heat-treat metal or plastic objects.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
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514191  Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 316 257 -59 -18.67 % High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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