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Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing - What They Do


Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing can expect to earn an average of $28,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 6.4% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 2.7% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 8.6%.

Academic Programs of Interest

Planermill Maintenance Technician
The Planermill Maintenance Technician Program is designed to teach a student how to plan and carry out the complete overhaul of and all major repairs to planers and planermill equipment and is responsible for maintaining an inventory of replacement parts and the quality of all planermill productions. The ...more