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Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend plating or coating machines to coat metal or plastic products with chromium, zinc, copper, cadmium, nickel, or other metal to protect or decorate surfaces. Includes electrolytic processes.

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
514193  Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,135 921 -214 -18.85 % 28 28 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    830  73 % 690  75 % -140  -17 % $37,410
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    160  14 % 120  12 % -40  -26 % $34,800
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