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Crane and Tower Operators

in Massachusetts

Operate mechanical boom and cable or tower and cable equipment to lift and move materials, machines, or products in many directions. Excludes "Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators" (53-7032).

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
537021  Crane and Tower Operators 453 470 17 3.75 % 18 16 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
Construction    160  35 % 170  35 % 10  3 % $71,700
Specialty Trade Contractors    130  29 % 140  29 % 10  2 % $74,080
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