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Molders, Shapers, and Casters

Mold, shape, or form products such as food, figurines, or candles.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$19.05 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  15.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Design jewelry or decorative objects.
  • Attach decorative or functional accessories to products.
  • Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing.
  • Draw guide lines or markings on materials or workpieces using patterns or other references.
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Glass Bender
Glassware Finisher

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O*NET in-it

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