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Industrial Machinery Mechanics


The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that employment for industrial machinery mechanics will grow about as fast as the average for all careers through 2028 because "increased automation, including the use of many computer-controlled machines in factories and manufacturing plants, should raise the demand for machinery maintenance workers in order to keep the machines functioning properly." Some industries will have a greater need for mechanics than others. For example, some of the strongest employment growth is expected to occur in the following sectors:

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