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Metal and Plastic Patternmakers

Lay out and fit parts to metal or plastic foundry patterns.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$24.53 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -13.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.
  • Plan production or operational procedures or sequences.
  • Select production input materials.
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