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OJT for Manufacturing (NAICS 31-33)

The Manufacturing sector is part of the Goods-Producing Industries supersector group.

Manufacturing DescriptionThe Manufacturing sector includes the following industry groups:

Sector Sizes for Job Training

The following chart shows the percentage of people that this sector employs, relative to all the other industrial sectors, and the projected growth of this sector through 2026.Sector Sizes for Job Training

Sector Industries for Job Training

This next chart breaks down the sector into its primary industries. It shows the percentage of people that these primary industries employ, relative to the entire sector, and the projected growth of these industries through 2026.Sector Industries for Job Training

Largest Occupations for Job Training

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in size, for this sector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-sized occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Largest Occupations in Sector, Projected for 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Team assemblers 721.9 6.2 -16.5 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
First-line supervisors of production and operating workers 438.3 3.8 -2.5 High school diploma or equivalent None
Machinists 324.4 2.8 0.8 High school diploma or equivalent Long term
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 295.4 2.5 -1.8 No formal educational credential Short term
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 275.3 2.4 -17.5 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 255.7 2.2 -1.5 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 250.1 2.2 1.3 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
Helpers–production workers 242.7 2.1 -3.1 No formal educational credential Short term
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 220.1 1.9 -3.2 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
General and operations managers 212.1 1.8 -3.1 11-1021 11-1021

Growth Occupations for Job Training

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in growth, for this sector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-growth occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Highest Growth Occupations in Sector, Projected thru 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Sector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Orthotists and prosthetists 3.6 0.0 22.4 Master’s degree Internship/residency
Mathematicians 0.1 0.0 21.3 Master’s degree None
Statisticians 1.4 0.0 17.6 Master’s degree None
Computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic 27.5 0.2 15.8 High school diploma or equivalent Long term
Dental laboratory technicians 34.0 0.3 13.9 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate term
Medical appliance technicians 9.7 0.1 13.9 High school diploma or equivalent Long term
Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 0.9 0.0 13.6 No formal educational credential Moderate term
Operations research analysts 11.1 0.1 10.1 Bachelor’s degree None
Lawyers 5.4 0.0 8.6 Doctoral or professional degree None
Paralegals and legal assistants 1.4 0.0 8.2 Associate’s degree None

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