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Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators

Operate machines to push thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, or structural shapes.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$18.95 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -6.1%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate cutting equipment.
  • Operate metal or plastic forming equipment.
  • Determine production equipment settings.
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions.
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Job Title Examples:

Computer Numerical Control Machinist (CNC Machinist)
Die Setter
Machine Operator

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