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Metal Pourers and Casters

Operate hand-controlled mechanisms to regulate the flow of molten metal.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$25.56 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -5.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Monitor instruments to ensure proper production conditions.
  • Inspect production equipment.
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow.
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products.
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