Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers
Develop programs to control machining or processing of metal or plastic parts by automatic machine tools, equipment, or systems.
- Manufacturing industries employ almost all of these workers.
- Workers learn in apprenticeship programs, informally on the job, and in secondary, vocational, or postsecondary schools; many entrants have previously worked as machinists or machine setters, operators, and tenders.
- Applicants are expected to face competition for jobs.
|Job Outlook||Below Average|
|Education||Some college, no degree|