Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing (51-7042)
Occupation description: Set up, operate, or tend woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood nailing machines. May operate CNC equipment.
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Labor Force Indicators
|2016 Worker Characteristics
|Total workers||Nonresident workers
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|2016 Potential Supply
|Qualified but working in another occupation||4
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||1
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||5
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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