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Machinists

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 0.6%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 2,158
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $23.31 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $50,550 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. 
Education Available
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