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Machinists

Job description

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

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Entry level hourly / annual

$14.48

$30,130

Typical hourly / annual

$21.45

$44,610

Experienced hourly / annual

$30.59

$63,620

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Idaho graphic Annual Openings 156
Total Employed 1,410

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Entry-Level Education
Idaho graphic High school diploma or equivalent

Certificates & degrees in Idaho for Machinists 2017-2018

The data shown below displays information about how many individuals earned different degrees from each of Idaho’s eight public institutions.

Table Key

Certificate 1 = Cert1

Certificate 2 = Cert2

Associate = Assc

Bachelor's = Bach

Master's = Master

Doctorate or professional = PhD

Title Cert1 Cert2 Assc Bach Master PhD
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist   44 34 25 - - -
Total (103) 44 34 25 - - -
Associate degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master's degree

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Page sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Idaho Department of Labor; O*Net; Career Information System; America's Job Link Alliance; and Educational Analytics System of Idaho the State Longitudinal Data System

Eligible Training Provider data for Machinists 2017-2018

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