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Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

in Massachusetts

Grind, sand, or polish, using hand tools or hand-held power tools, a variety of metal, wood, stone, clay, plastic, or glass objects. Includes chippers, buffers, and finishers.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
519022  Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 706 643 -63 -8.92 % 15 15 No formal educational credential 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
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    320  45 % 310  47 % -10  -3 % $36,740
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    200  29 % 160  25 % -40  -22 % $38,440
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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