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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).

Occupation Projection for Helpers--Production Workers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
519198  Helpers--Production Workers 7,029 7,984 955 13.59 % 402 715 96 1,213 No formal educational credential 

Helpers--Production Workers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2018
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    980  14 % 1,000  12 % 20  1 % $33,860
Food Manufacturing    470  7 % 510  6 % 40  8 % $28,780
Printing and Related Support Activities    330  5 % 310  4 % -20  -6 % $33,480
Machinery Manufacturing    220  3 % 220  3 % 0  0 % $37,810
Other Services (except Government)    180  3 % 180  2 % 0  -1 % $28,880
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing    120  2 % 130  2 % 10  9 % $27,740
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    110  2 % 110  1 % 0  1 % $35,080
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    110  2 % 110  1 % 0  4 % $26,930
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