Career Outlook for Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Also known as:  Brick Offbearer, Chain Offbearer, Chopper Feeder, Doffer, Dryer Feeder, Hopper Feeder, Hopper Filler, Line Feeder, Offbearer, Packing Machine Can Feeder
The overall job outlook for Machine Feeder or Offbearer careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 19.92 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.32 percent per year. Demand for Machine Feeders and Offbearers is expected to go down, with an expected -10,220 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 1.07 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Machine Feeders and Offbearers in the following states
Texas 9,470
California 7,820
Illinois 7,600
Ohio 6,460
Pennsylvania 6,350
Indiana 6,090
Wisconsin 5,940
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Machine Feeders and Offbearers
Montana 50
Wyoming 100
Vermont 180
North Dakota 200
Nevada 230
Rhode Island 250
Puerto Rico 320