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Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles. Excludes "Sewing Machine Operators" (51-6031).

Occupation Projection for Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
516063  Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and 158 136 -22 -13.92 % 10 -2 16 High school diploma or equivalent 

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and 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
Textile Mills    130  83 % 110  79 % -20  -18 % $32,080
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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