Career Outlook for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:  Rope Machine Setter, Roving Winder, Silk Winding Machine Operator, Twister Operator, Winder Operator
The overall job outlook for Textile Winding, Twisting, or Drawing Out Machine Setter/Operator careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 47.95 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 7.99 percent per year. Demand for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders is expected to go down, with an expected -7,140 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 3.21 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in the following states
Georgia 9,810
North Carolina 5,990
South Carolina 2,600
Alabama 2,420
Virginia 1,560
Tennessee 790
Texas 600
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Oklahoma 30
Illinois 40
Kansas 40
Indiana 60
New Hampshire 70
Mississippi 80
Connecticut 80
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