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Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Operators

Operate machines that knit, loop, or weave textiles.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$14.51 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -18.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Cut fabrics.
  • Feed materials or products into or through equipment.
  • Install mechanical components in production equipment.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Jet Dyeing Machine Operator
Knitting Machine Operator
Weaver

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