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Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters

in Massachusetts

Set up, operate, or tend machines, such as glass forming machines, plodder machines, and tuber machines, to shape and form products, such as glassware, food, rubber, soap, brick, tile, clay, wax, tobacco, or cosmetics. Excludes "Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders" (51-9196) and "Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders" (51-6042).

Occupation Projection for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
519041  Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters 1,196 1,169 -27 -2.26 % 46 95 -3 138 High school diploma or equivalent 

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters 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
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    530  45 % 530  45 % 0  -1 % $36,350
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    370  31 % 360  31 % -10  -2 % $36,100
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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