Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (51-4022)

Occupation description:  Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 19,20015,500 -19.2500 1,2001,330

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.3911.6114.55 18.5823.5928.74

Labor Force Indicators

2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 7
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services   (Anchorage)
Energy Isolation (NSTC and OSHA Offered)