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Manufacturing

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Lay out reference points and dimensions on metal or plastic stock or workpieces, such as sheets, plates, tubes, structural shapes, castings, or machine parts, for further processing.

Salary Breakdown

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Average

$39,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$31,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$39,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$48,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

220

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

Degree Recommendations



Top Expected Tasks

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic

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

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Design

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Visualization

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Information Ordering


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