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Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

in Massachusetts

Operate or tend heating equipment other than basic metal, plastic, or food processing equipment. Includes activities, such as annealing glass, drying lumber, curing rubber, removing moisture from materials, or boiling soap.

Occupation Projection for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
519051  Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 426 427 0.23 % 18 24 42 High school diploma or equivalent 

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 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
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing    140  34 % 140  33 % 0  -3 % $50,250
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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