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List of Industries Employing Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

The following industries employ Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic ,  SOC Code  51-4034  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Machine Shops and Threaded Products  (NAICS 332700 ) 2,300 2,100 -200
Other Fabricated Metal Product Mfg  (NAICS 332900 ) 500 400 -100
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg  (NAICS 333900 ) 300 200 -100
Electrical Equipment and Appliances  (NAICS 335000 ) 300 200 -100
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg  (NAICS 339100 ) 300 200 -100
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing  (NAICS 336400 ) 200 100 -100
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing  (NAICS 333500 ) 200 200 0
Primary Metal Manufacturing  (NAICS 331000 ) 200 100 -100
Architectural and Structural Metals  (NAICS 332300 ) 100 100 0
Semiconductor and Electronic Components  (NAICS 334400 ) 100 100 0

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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