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Helpers--Production Workers

in Massachusetts

Help production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Apprentice workers are classified in the appropriate production occupations (51-0000).

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
519198  Helpers--Production Workers 10,010 10,086 76 0.76 % 335 327 No formal educational credential 

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
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    5,290  53 % 5,650  56 % 360  7 % $25,000
Food Manufacturing    800  8 % 780  8 % -20  -2 % $28,100
Chemical Manufacturing    640  6 % 610  6 % -30  -4 % $31,980
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    530  5 % 510  5 % -20  -3 % $29,520
Printing and Related Support Activities    380  4 % 340  3 % -40  -11 % $27,430
Paper Manufacturing    350  3 % 320  3 % -30  -7 % $32,100
Machinery Manufacturing    270  3 % 230  2 % -40  -16 % $33,140
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    260  3 % 240  2 % -20  -5 % $26,840
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    260  3 % 230  2 % -30  -11 % $31,290
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    250  3 % 240  2 % -10  -4 % $26,910
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