Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic (51-4012)

Occupation description:  Develop programs to control machining or processing of metal or plastic parts by automatic machine tools, equipment, or systems.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 25,10029,900 18.9480 7601,240

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 25.7515.8019.49 24.3230.1437.86

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
30 0.066.7 66.7
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation0
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 9
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training