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$69,050
High-end Earners in
Be Pro Be Proud ( Top 10% )
$47,040
median annual wage
$23
median hourly wage
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Responsibilities
  • Understand blueprints and computer-aided design (CAD) files
  • Operate different types of machine tools
  • Monitor the various machines
  • Examine completed products to make sure they meet standards
  • Communicate with customers to adjust products as needed
  • Understand various cutting and measuring tools for a variety of materials
Be Pro Be Proud Job Outlook
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47,500
Average annual job openings
391,800
Number of jobs by 2030
+8%
Expected growth from 2022 to 2030