Model Makers, Metal and Plastic (51-4061)

Occupation description:  Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, milling and engraving machines, and jig borers to make working models of metal or plastic objects. Includes template makers.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 6,2004,900 -21.50 110110

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 24.2112.3016.57 23.3431.1837.51

Labor Force Indicators

2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 6
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
ABC of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Sheet Metal Worker

 Degree
Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #23   (Anchorage)
Service Technician Apprenticeship Certificate
Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship Certificate