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Metal and Plastic Layout Workers

Lay out reference points and dimensions on metal or plastic work pieces.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$42.95 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -6.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
  • Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products.
  • Assemble metal or plastic parts or products.
  • Assemble metal structures.
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Job Title Examples:

Layout Inspector
Precision Layout Worker
Coordinate Measuring Machine Technician

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