Career Outlook for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:
Engine Lathe Operator, Gear Cutter, Screw Machine Operator, Screw Machine Tool Setter

The overall job outlook for Metal or Plastic Lathe or Turning Machine Tool Setter/Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 66.25 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.14 percent per year. Demand for Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders is expected to go up, with an expected 1,600 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.75 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders in the following states

California 2,710
Michigan 2,600
Texas 2,530
Ohio 1,900
Illinois 1,560
Indiana 1,500
Pennsylvania 980
BOTTOM STATES

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

Nevada
30
Vermont
40
Idaho
40
West Virginia
60
New Hampshire
70
South Carolina
100
Colorado
110