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CNC Machine Operator (Computer Numeric Controlled machinery)

These careers work with computer numeric controlled (CNC) heavy machinery from setup to operation to produce parts and tools from metal, plastic or other materials. Computer numeric controlled equipment is precision machinery that cuts, grinds, or drills into the material. Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links.

Many of the advanced manufacturing companies in the region have careers in this area available. To learn more about these companies, check out their profiles below.


High School/ GED
Associate’s Degree
Bachelor’s Degree


$28,730 – $49,760

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