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Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators - What They Do


Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators can expect to earn an average of $46,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators will see above trend growth within their industry. They should experience a 3.8% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 1.1% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 4.5% are currently unemployed.

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Heavy Equipment Operator
The Heavy Equipment Operator Program teaches students how to operate heavy machinery such as heavy articulating rock trucks, loaders, excavators, backhoes, dozers and graders. These machines are used universally for all manner of heavy construction, earth moving, road building, mining, forestry, mega ...more