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51-9032.00 - Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material.

Sample of reported job titles: Cutter, Cutter Operator, Cutting Pressman, Die Cutter Operator, Flat Cutter, Machine Operator, Paper Cutter, Sheeter, Skiver Operator, Slitter

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Tasks

  • Examine, measure, and weigh materials or products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring devices such as rulers, micrometers, or scales. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as glass, stone, cork, rubber, tobacco, food, paper, or insulating material. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Stack and sort cut material for packaging, further processing, or shipping, according to types and sizes of material. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Review work orders, blueprints, specifications, or job samples to determine components, settings, and adjustments for cutting and slicing machines. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Type instructions on computer keyboards, push buttons to activate computer programs, or manually set cutting guides, clamps, and knives. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Remove defective or substandard materials from machines, and readjust machine components so that products meet standards. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Press buttons, pull levers, or depress pedals to start and operate cutting and slicing machines. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Adjust machine controls to alter position, alignment, speed, or pressure. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Maintain production records, such as quantities, types, and dimensions of materials produced. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Monitor operation of cutting or slicing machines to detect malfunctions or to determine whether supplies need replenishment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Start machines to verify setups, and make any necessary adjustments. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Remove completed materials or products from cutting or slicing machines, and stack or store them for additional processing. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Select and install machine components such as cutting blades, rollers, and templates, according to specifications, using hand tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Move stock or scrap to and from machines manually, or by using carts, handtrucks, or lift trucks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Clean and lubricate cutting machines, conveyors, blades, saws, or knives, using steam hoses, scrapers, brushes, or oil cans. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate cranes, or signal crane operators to position or remove stone from cars or saw beds. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Feed stock into cutting machines, onto conveyors, or under cutting blades, by threading, guiding, pushing, or turning handwheels. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Position stock along cutting lines, or against stops on beds of scoring or cutting machines. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Start pumps to circulate water and abrasives onto blades or cables during cutting. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Change or replace saw blades, cables, cutter heads, and grinding wheels, using hand tools. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Mark cutting lines or identifying information on stock, using marking pencils, rulers, or scribes. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Turn cranks or press buttons to activate winches that move cars under sawing cables or saw frames. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Position width gauge blocks between blades, and level blades and insert wedges into frames to secure blades to frames. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Direct workers on cutting teams. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Tighten pulleys or add abrasives to maintain cutting speeds. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Cut stock manually to prepare for machine cutting, using tools such as knives, cleavers, handsaws, or hammers and chisels. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Sharpen cutting blades, knives, or saws, using files, bench grinders, or honing stones. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Wash stones, using water hoses. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Automatic lathe or chucking machine — Automatic chucking machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Belt conveyors — Conveyor belt systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bench grinder — Benchtop grinders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bench scales — Digital bench scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Boring machines — Boring mills See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Calipers — Digital calipers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Carts — Warehouse carts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cleaning brushes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cleaning scrapers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cold chisels — Flat cold chisels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Commercial use food slicers — Food slicing machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Drill press or radial drill — Floor-mounted drill presses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hammers — Multipurpose hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hand trucks or accessories — Warehouse hand trucks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hydraulic shears — Hydraulic cutters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Jib crane — I-beam jib cranes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Laser cutting machine — Laser cutters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Metal shearing machine — Guillotines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Micrometers — Digital micrometers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Milling machines — Computer numerically controlled CNC cutting machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Oil can — Oil dispensing cans See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pallet trucks — Pallet jacks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Paper cutting machines or accessories — Paper cutting machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Plasma cutting machine — Plasma cutters See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power saws — Cutoff saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Precision file — Precision file sets See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Rulers — Precision rulers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Saws — Handsaws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Screwdrivers — Multipurpose screwdrivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Scribers — Marking scribes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sharpening stones or tools or kits — Honing stones See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Special hoses — Steam hoses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Squares — Layout squares See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tape measures — Measuring tapes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Track cranes — Overhead cranes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Trim press — Trimming presses See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Utility knives See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Data base user interface and query software — Data entry software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Electronic mail software — Microsoft Outlook See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Word processing software — Microsoft Word See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Depth Perception — The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Response Orientation — The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Wrist-Finger Speed — The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Remove products or workpieces from production equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Select production equipment according to product specifications. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Direct operational or production activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Record operational or production data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Weigh finished products. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate cutting equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Study blueprints or other instructions to determine equipment setup requirements. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Set equipment controls to meet cutting specifications. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of water, cleaning solutions, or other liquids. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Stack finished items for further processing or shipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Sort materials or products for processing, storing, shipping, or grading. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Enter commands, instructions, or specifications into equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate grinding equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Clean production equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Draw guide lines or markings on materials or workpieces using patterns or other references. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Feed materials or products into or through equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Replace worn equipment components. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Position raw materials on processing or production equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Clean materials to prepare them for production. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Set equipment guides, stops, spacers, or other fixtures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Conduct test runs of production equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Sharpen cutting or grinding tools. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Move products, materials, or equipment between work areas. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Lubricate production equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 87% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Contaminants — 87% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 63% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 71% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment — 72% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 68% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 70% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 64% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — 62% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 64% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 77% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 47% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — 41% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — 67% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 43% responded “Some freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 36% responded “Very important results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 49% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 50% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Consequence of Error — 44% responded “Extremely serious.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 43% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body — 31% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled — 56% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity — 46% responded “Moderately close (at arm's length).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled — 46% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 43% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Level of Competition — 33% responded “Slightly competitive.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 39% responded “High responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 54% responded “Limited freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 33% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — 39% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
Education These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Related Experience Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.
SVP Range (4.0 to < 6.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
60   High school diploma or equivalent Help
28   Less than high school diploma
11   Some college, no degree

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: RC

  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2014) $15.40 hourly, $32,040 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 58,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Decline (-3% or lower) Decline (-3% or lower)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 9,800
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Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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