Career Outlook for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Also known as:  Electric Arc Furnace Operator, Melt Room Operator, Smelter Operator
The overall job outlook for Metal-Refining Furnace Operator or Tender careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 11.31 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.89 percent per year. Demand for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders is expected to go up, with an expected 2,190 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.80 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders in the following states
Ohio 2,050
Indiana 1,660
Pennsylvania 1,600
Illinois 770
Alabama 750
Texas 720
Tennessee 690
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
Mississippi 30
Rhode Island 40
Connecticut 40
Kansas 40
Oklahoma 50
New Hampshire 70
Colorado 80
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