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Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.

Salary Breakdown

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Average

$32,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$22,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$33,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$45,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

6,570

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Trainee

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Manufacturing Machine Operator

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Multiple Machine Operator, or Supervisor


Top Expected Tasks

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Operation and Control

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Hearing Sensitivity

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Reaction Time


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