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Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

in Massachusetts

Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
519061  Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 8,825 8,854 29 0.33 % 225 222 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
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,210  14 % 1,100  12 % -110  -9 % $46,170
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    1,210  14 % 1,230  14 % 20  2 % $47,600
Administrative and Support Services    770  9 % 850  10 % 80  11 % $42,130
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    770  9 % 850  10 % 80  11 % $42,060
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing    650  7 % 660  7 % 10  2 % $65,330
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    620  7 % 600  7 % -20  -3 % $41,690
Chemical Manufacturing    590  7 % 610  7 % 20  3 % $46,080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    420  5 % 450  5 % 30  6 % $47,260
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    420  5 % 450  5 % 30  6 % $47,260
Machinery Manufacturing    420  5 % 370  4 % -50  -11 % $41,220
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    420  5 % 420  5 % 0  0 % $37,680
Wholesale Trade    330  4 % 340  4 % 10  4 % $44,700
Warehousing and Storage    270  3 % 280  3 % 10  4 % $39,140
Food Manufacturing    260  3 % 260  3 % 0  4 % $39,220
Printing and Related Support Activities    220  3 % 210  2 % -10  -6 % $43,480
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    210  2 % 220  2 % 10  3 % $43,750
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    160  2 % 160  2 % 0  -1 % $46,360
Primary Metal Manufacturing    140  2 % 130  1 % -10  -6 % $43,350
Textile Mills    130  1 % 130  1 % 0  0 % $44,690
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