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* ELMI Occupation Profile - Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing *
 
Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing
(O*NET 51-9195.03, SOC 51-9195)
What they do
Cut or carve stone according to diagrams and patterns.
 
Also called:
Carver, Cutter, Fabricator, Granite Cutter, Polisher, Sandblast Carver, Sandblaster, Stone Carver, Stone Cutter, Stone Fabricator
 
 
Wages
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic*
Vermont - 2019
Percentile1HourlyYearly
10% $ 12.00   $24,950  
25% $ 15.16   $31,540  
Median $ 19.93   $41,450  
75% $ 26.53   $55,190  
90% $ 29.80   $61,990  
 
Average $ 20.58   $42,800  
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Industries of Employment
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic*
United States - 2018
IndustryPercent of total
  • Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing
54%
  • Self-employed workers
9%
  • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing
7%
  • Administrative and support services
6%
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing
5%
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Knowledge
People in this career often know a lot about:
  • Mathematics
    Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Production and Processing
    Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Mechanical
    Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • English Language
    Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Administration and Management
    Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
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Skills
People in this career often have these skills:
  • Active Listening
    Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking
    Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making
    Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
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Interests
People in this career often prefer these work environments:
  • Realistic
    Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
  • Artistic
    Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
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Work Styles
People in this career will do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
    Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Self Control
    Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Dependability
    Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity
    Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Cooperation
    Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
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Projected Employment
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic*
 Vermont
2018 employment 296
2028 employment 305
Annual percent change
(compounded)
0.3%
Annual projected job openings
(due to change and separations)
34
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Education and Experience:
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic*
  • Typical education needed for entry
    High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation
    None
  • Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency
    Long-term on-the-job training
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Job Zone
Some Preparation Needed
  • Specific Vocational Preparation Range
    (4.0 to < 6.0) - A typical worker will require over 3 months up to and including 1 year of training to achieve average performance in this occupation.
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Education Level
How much education do most people in this career have?
Education level Percent of
U.S. Workers
Doctoral or professional degree
or post-MA certificate
  1%
Master's degree or
post-BA certificate
  0%
Bachelor's degree   0%
Associate's degree   5%
Certificate or some college,
no degree
  6%
High school diploma
or equivalent
  66%
Less than high school diploma   22%
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Abilities
People in this career often have talent in:
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness
    The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Control Precision
    The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Manual Dexterity
    The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Near Vision
    The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Finger Dexterity
    The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
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Work Activities
In general, what you might do:
  • Handling and Moving Objects
    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes
    Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
    Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Performing General Physical Activities
    Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
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Detailed Work Activities
What you might do in a day:
  • Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Inspect finishes of workpieces or finished products.
  • Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.
  • Engrave designs, text, or other markings onto materials, workpieces, or products.
  • Trim excess material from workpieces.
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Tasks
On the job, you would:
  • Verify depths and dimensions of cuts or carvings to ensure adherence to specifications, blueprints, or models, using measuring instruments.
  • Move fingers over surfaces of carvings to ensure smoothness of finish.
  • Shape, trim, or touch up roughed-out designs with appropriate tools to finish carvings.
  • Lay out designs or dimensions from sketches or blueprints on stone surfaces, by freehand or by transferring them from tracing paper, using scribes or chalk and measuring instruments.
  • Cut, shape, and finish rough blocks of building or monumental stone, according to diagrams or patterns.
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