Career Outlook for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:  Bore Mill Operator for Plastic, Boring Mill Operator for Metal, Drill Press Operator for Metal, Horizontal Boring Mill Operator for Metal, Radial Drill Operator for Plastic, Radial Drill Press Operator for Plastic, Reaming Machine Operator for Plastic
The overall job outlook for Metal or Plastic Drilling or Boring Machine Tool Setter/Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 46.61 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 7.77 percent per year. Demand for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders is expected to go up, with an expected 1,810 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.01 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders in the following states
California 2,110
Ohio 2,000
Illinois 1,860
Michigan 1,550
Pennsylvania 1,360
Texas 1,230
Indiana 1,120
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Delaware 40
Vermont 50
Utah 60
Idaho 80
New Hampshire 80
Nebraska 90
Maryland 100
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