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Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

General Information

Description

Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit79.21%
  2. Self-employed19.43%
  3. Private, not for profit1.36%

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

$33,990

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$47,440
$23,200
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 66%
  • Less than high school 27%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Doctoral degree 1%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's 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%

Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • English Language
  • Administrative
  • Public Safety and Security

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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