U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
51-9121 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products including, glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Excludes "Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic" (51-4193) and "Painters, Transportation Equipment" (51-9122).
Illustrative examples: Lacquer Spray Booth Operator,
Electrostatic Paint Operator
Broad Occupation: 51-9120 Painting Workers
Minor Group: 51-9000 Other Production Occupations
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010