Career Outlook for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:
Cold Header Operator, Forging Roll Operator, Header Setup Operator, Spike Machine Operator, Swager Operator, Swaging Machine Operator

The overall job outlook for Metal or Plastic Forging Machine Setter/Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 63.74 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.98 percent per year. Demand for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders is expected to go down, with an expected -740 jobs shed by 2029. This represents an annual decrease of 0.6 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in the following states

California 1,390
Ohio 1,140
South Carolina 1,140
Tennessee 930
Pennsylvania 890
Texas 770
Michigan 680
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Utah
30
Connecticut
40
Arizona
50
Iowa
50
Nebraska
60
West Virginia
60
South Dakota
70