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Tool and Die Maker Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 77,800 Tool and Die Makers in the United States. The Tool and Die Maker job market is expected to shrink by -13.0% between 2014 and 2024.

Tool and Die Maker Employability Rating

F Sokanu rates Tool and Die Makers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 3,800 Tool and Die Makers. That number is based on the retirement of 3,800 existing Tool and Die Makers.

Supply of Tool and Die Makers

The Tool and Die Maker industry is concentrated in Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois.

Tool and Die Maker Job Market by State

State name Employed Tool and Die Makers
Michigan 12,200
Ohio 7,860
Illinois 5,630
Indiana 4,760
Pennsylvania 4,150
Wisconsin 3,450
California 3,310
New York 2,900
Tennessee 2,610
South Carolina 2,120
Texas 2,060
Connecticut 2,050
Missouri 2,040
Kentucky 1,850
Minnesota 1,630
North Carolina 1,470
Georgia 1,310
Washington 1,300
New Jersey 1,220
Massachusetts 1,190
Kansas 1,090
Iowa 910
Florida 880
Alabama 780
Arkansas 560
Virginia 540
Nebraska 530
Puerto Rico 510
Oklahoma 460
Arizona 430
Mississippi 410
New Hampshire 360
Maryland 330
Rhode Island 330
Colorado 310
Oregon 270
Louisiana 240
Utah 190
South Dakota 190
Vermont 130
Maine 120
Nevada 100
West Virginia 80
North Dakota 50
Idaho 50

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