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Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

in Massachusetts

Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.

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
519111  Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 8,566 9,047 481 5.62 % 353 48 305 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support Services    2,900  34 % 3,260  36 % 360  12 % $27,310
Food Manufacturing    2,030  24 % 2,100  23 % 70  3 % $31,020
Paper Manufacturing    340  4 % 330  4 % -10  -1 % $30,550
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing    310  4 % 310  3 % 0  1 % $31,400
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    200  2 % 190  2 % -10  -5 % $34,120
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    150  2 % 160  2 % 10  1 % $29,880
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