Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers


Develop programs to control machining or processing of parts by automatic machine tools, equipment, or systems.


2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 500 18.93 12.29 22.26 39,380 25,560 46,290
St Louis MSA 260 21.65 12.75 26.10 45,040 26,530 54,290
Kansas City* 40 19.48 14.57 21.94 40,526 30,300 45,639
Central Region* 70 16.61 11.12 19.36 34,552 23,123 40,267
St. Charles* 20 21.96 15.68 25.10 45,685 32,622 52,217
St. Louis City* 50 14.04 9.63 16.25 29,210 20,039 33,796
St. Louis County* 150 24.70 16.34 28.88 51,370 33,982 60,063
West Central Region* 30 15.15 12.22 16.61 31,506 25,409 34,554
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 20 18.55 13.19 21.24 38,593 27,430 44,174

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 490 550 60 12.24 23 Good
Kansas City MSA 50 60 10 20.00 3 Caution
St Louis MSA 210 240 30 14.29 10 Good
Central Region* 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Northwest Region* 20 20 .00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Southwest Region* 90 90 .00 4 Good
West Central Region* 30 30 .00 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician