Etchers and Engravers

General Information

Description

Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit80.78%
  2. Self-employed15.01%
  3. Private, not for profit1.22%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$31,790

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$57,130
$20,370
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 53%
  • Less than high school 32%
  • Associate's degree 12%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mechanical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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