Last week we profiled CDL drivers, one of the six most in-demand jobs in the U.S., according to information from CareerBuilder’s database. Today we’re highlighting another in-demand job — computer numerically controlled machinists. CNC machinists program machines through a computer in order to cut and shape metal parts.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CNC machinists typically work in machine shops and toolrooms and on factory floors. While they usually have a regular work schedule, overtime is common. According to CareerBuilder’s Supply & Demand Portal, the average national salary is $48,000, and the top cities hiring for these positions are Houston, Minneapolis and Cleveland.
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