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Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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).

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
519041  Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 965 880 -85 -8.81 % 35 35 High school diploma or equivalent 

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
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    180  18 % 160  18 % -20  -8 % $34,870
Food Manufacturing    160  17 % 160  18 % 0  -3 % $43,570
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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