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Cutting and Slicing 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: $25.19
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.56 $19.98 $24.15
Minnesota
$20.54 $25.19 $26.32
Central Minnesota
$25.19 $25.19 $25.19
Northeast Minnesota
$29.44 $31.71 $31.71
Northwest Minnesota
$19.08 $24.69 $26.20
Southeast Minnesota
$18.17 $22.95 $25.02
Southwest Minnesota
$23.71 $23.71 $25.39
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$20.54 $26.51 $27.15

* "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 1,350 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 2,049 new Cutting and Slicing Machine 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 Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 53,600 51,700 -1,900 -3.5%
Minnesota 1,735 1,708 -27 -1.6%
Northeast Minnesota 26 23 -3 -11.5%
Northwest Minnesota 176 179 3 1.7%
Southwest Minnesota 207 208 1 0.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 728 719 -9 -1.2%


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