Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Prospects: Very Unfavorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.

Current openings

Combination Machine Tool Operator 12

Number of positions

2012: 420    2014: 410

Annual job postings

New: 0    Replacement: 10
(Total: 10)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.