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Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $21.68
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$16.08 $19.70 $24.54
Minnesota
$17.21 $21.68 $27.27
Central Minnesota
$19.44 $22.30 $25.12
Northeast Minnesota
$17.07 $18.49 $20.02
Northwest Minnesota
$14.76 $17.90 $21.99
Southeast Minnesota
$14.63 $18.08 $22.73
Southwest Minnesota
$14.83 $20.76 $29.19
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.57 $23.65 $29.54

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,310 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 4,716 new Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 145,700 147,300 1,600 1.1%
Minnesota 4,531 4,724 193 4.3%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Northwest Minnesota 349 394 45 12.9%
Northeast Minnesota 22 24 2 9.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,715 2,631 -84 -3.1%
Southeast Minnesota 432 477 45 10.4%
Southwest Minnesota 621 653 32 5.2%


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