Career Outlook for Metal and Plastic Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:
Annealing Furnace Operator, Carburizing Furnace Operator, Flame Hardening Machine Setter, Heat Treater Apprentice, Heat Treating Furnace Tender, Induction Machine Setter, Wire Annealer, Wire Temperer

The overall job outlook for Metal and Plastic Heat Treating Equipment Setter, Operator, and Tender careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 35.58 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.22 percent per year. Demand for Metal and Plastic Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders is expected to go up, with an expected 1,450 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.97 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Metal and Plastic Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders in the following states

Ohio 1,780
Texas 1,580
Michigan 1,390
Indiana 1,200
Pennsylvania 1,180
Illinois 1,180
California 1,080
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Metal and Plastic Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Nevada
30
Maine
40
South Dakota
40
West Virginia
50
Colorado
70
Virginia
90
New Hampshire
90