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Machine Feeders and Offbearers

in Massachusetts

Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.

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
537063  Machine Feeders and Offbearers 1,721 1,651 -70 -4.07 % 38 38 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
Food Manufacturing    250  14 % 260  16 % 10  3 % $29,850
Printing and Related Support Activities    170  10 % 160  9 % -10  -6 % $28,970
Paper Manufacturing    160  10 % 170  10 % 10  1 % $35,660
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    130  8 % 120  7 % -10  -10 % $32,930
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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