Future job prospects of the occupation in EU in 2016-2030

In 2017, metal & machinery workers accounted for 3.59% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 8,204,400.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as metal & machinery workers in EU changed by -0.24%.

In 2017, metal & machinery workers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Manufacturing (4,873,485)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (1,855,454)
  • Construction (515,691) 
  • Transport & storage (272,334)
  • Mining & quarrying (86,313)

Countries with highest employment share of metal & machinery workers in 2017:

  • Czechia (6.36%)
  • Slovenia (6.26%)
  • Romania (5.51%)
  • Slovakia (5.37%)
  • Hungary (5.18%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for metal & machinery workers in EU is projected to change by -12.90%

Future job prospects of metal & machinery workers across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2016

Usual range of monthly gross income in the occupation in EU in 2016 (EUR, in Purchasing power parity)

Employment of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of metal & machinery workers in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of metal & machinery workers for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level