Career Outlook for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:  Bedspread Cutter, Canvas Cutter, Cloth Cutter, Industrial Fabric Cutter, Textile Slitting Machine Operator, Twill Cutter, Upholstery Cutter, Welt Trimming Machine Operator
The overall job outlook for Textile Cutting Machine Setter/Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 40.76 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 6.79 percent per year. Demand for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders is expected to go down, with an expected -1,600 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 1.33 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in the following states
California 3,130
Georgia 1,780
North Carolina 950
New York 750
Mississippi 580
Wisconsin 550
Texas 520
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Maine 30
Louisiana 40
Oregon 50
Iowa 60
Connecticut 70
New Hampshire 70
Rhode Island 80
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