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Etchers and Engravers

Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$18.58 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  2.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.
  • Operate cutting equipment.
  • Operate equipment to print images or bind printed images together.
  • Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products.
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Job Title Examples:

Electronic Engraver Operator
Laser Engraver

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