Career Outlook for Metal and Plastic Model Makers

Also known as:  Metal Mockup Maker, Plastic Jig and Fixture Builder
The overall job outlook for Metal or Plastic Model Maker careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 25.90 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.32 percent per year. Demand for Metal and Plastic Model Makers is expected to go up, with an expected 3,550 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 7.46 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Metal and Plastic Model Makers in the following states
Michigan 1,200
Illinois 380
California 380
Wisconsin 340
New York 290
Pennsylvania 270
Ohio 250
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Metal and Plastic Model Makers
Arizona 40
Kansas 40
Nevada 40
Vermont 40
Idaho 40
Maryland 50
Rhode Island 50