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Numerical Control Tool Programmers

Overview

Numerical control tool programmers, also called computer numerical control tool programmers, develop programs that enable machine tools to produce parts automatically. These precisely made parts are used in automobiles, airplanes, industrial machinery, and other durable goods. There are approximately 25,660 numerical control programmers and operators in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
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Numerical Control Tool Programmer

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