• Molders, Shapers, and Casters
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 34,340
    $24,420 range bar $49,200
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Molders, shapers, and casters use tools and materials to produce items like statues, blown glass, and pottery.

What do they typically do

  • Use hands to operate machinery and to shape items
  • Inspect, weigh, and measure products to make sure they conform to specifications
  • Design forms, molds, and decorations for forms
  • Mix and apply materials needed to make products
  • Prepare work for sale or exhibition, and maintain relationships with networks that can sell or exhibit work
  • Record information such as quantities, sizes, or types of goods produced
  • Clean work areas and tools
  • Adjust machinery to ensure quality products

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -0.1%
Job Opening 113

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
Private Training Programs

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