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Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic - What They Do


Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic can expect to earn an average of $35,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic should expect a massive decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -14.8%. In respect to starting your own business, Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.0% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 5.7% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Heating Technician
A Heating Technician Program will teach a student how to perform construction related tasks in the residential market dealing with the design, installation and servicing of heating, ventilation and cooling systems through forced air or hydronic means, often including either sheet-metal/duct work and/or ...more
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