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Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

in Massachusetts

Operate or tend machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to excavate and load loose materials. Excludes "Dredge Operators" (53-7031).

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
537032  Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,158 1,193 35 3.02 % 18 14 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    800  69 % 820  69 % 20  3 % $61,710
Specialty Trade Contractors    670  58 % 690  58 % 20  3 % $42,670
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