Career Outlook for Metal and Plastic Patternmakers

Also known as:  Metal Patternmaker
The overall job outlook for Metal or Plastic Patternmaker careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 25.97 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 4.33 percent per year. Demand for Metal and Plastic Patternmakers is expected to go up, with an expected 2,210 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 6.29 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Metal and Plastic Patternmakers in the following states
Ohio 520
Pennsylvania 330
Michigan 330
Wisconsin 310
Texas 270
Illinois 230
North Carolina 220
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Metal and Plastic Patternmakers
Arkansas 30
Missouri 50
Virginia 50
Florida 50
Tennessee 60
Alabama 70
Oregon 80