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Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine 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: $17.94
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.88 $15.68 $19.76
Minnesota
$15.13 $17.94 $21.65
Central Minnesota
$15.65 $18.18 $21.46
Northeast Minnesota
$17.36 $19.41 $22.95
Northwest Minnesota
$14.57 $17.15 $19.79
Southeast Minnesota
$14.74 $17.79 $21.74
Southwest Minnesota
$16.98 $19.04 $22.08
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$14.74 $17.79 $21.97

* "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 4,070 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 4,050 new Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 166,000 150,500 -15,500 -9.3%
Minnesota 4,003 3,798 -205 -5.1%
Central Minnesota 814 875 61 7.5%
Northeast Minnesota 73 62 -11 -15.1%
Northwest Minnesota 264 236 -28 -10.6%
Southeast Minnesota 422 405 -17 -4%
Southwest Minnesota 215 198 -17 -7.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,229 2,083 -146 -6.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.