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Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood nailing machines. May operate CNC equipment.

Occupation Projection for Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
517042  Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except  465 489 24 5.16 % 18 33 53 High school diploma or equivalent 

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except 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
Wood Product Manufacturing    270  58 % 280  57 % 10  4 % $36,320
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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