Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-9032)

Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material. Excludes Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-7040), Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (51-4031), and Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-6062).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 37 40 8.11 2 3 5
United States 62300 60300 0.0 2500 5000 7300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 18.37 12.61 14.56 17.78 21.86 25.31

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.