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Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

in Massachusetts

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. Excludes "Logging Equipment Operators" (45-4022).

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
537051  Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 6,922 7,041 119 1.72 % 184 12 172 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
Wholesale Trade    2,100  30 % 2,160  31 % 60  3 % $40,980
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    1,630  24 % 1,670  24 % 40  3 % $42,230
Warehousing and Storage    800  12 % 780  11 % -20  -2 % $35,440
Food Manufacturing    660  10 % 680  10 % 20  3 % $38,700
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    500  7 % 540  8 % 40  8 % $40,490
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    430  6 % 450  6 % 20  4 % $39,890
Truck Transportation    300  4 % 300  4 % 0  0 % $44,500
Paper Manufacturing    240  3 % 230  3 % -10  -1 % $39,710
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