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Heat Treating Equipment 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: $24.06
Statewide median: $24.25


This career pays below the statewide median wage.

Wages for Heat Treating Equipment Operators *

Area Low Median High
$18.05 $20.49 $24.63
$23.50 $24.06 $27.64
Southeast Minnesota
$22.98 $23.18 $28.62
Southwest Minnesota
$22.18 $22.18 $22.49
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$24.06 $24.10 $27.64

* "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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In Minnesota, there are 150 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Heat Treating Equipment Operators most often work?


Current Demand

No data available.


Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 180 new Heat Treating Equipment Operators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Heat Treating Equipment Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 16,900 16,200 -700 -4%
Minnesota 192 184 -8 -4.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 117 112 -5 -4.3%

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


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