Computer-controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal And Plastic

Training Requirements for Computer-controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal And Plastic

Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic
Percent
Less than High School 6.3
High School 40.1
Some College 33.8
Associates Degree 12.1
Bachelors Degree 6.7
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Computer-controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal And Plastic

This represents about 148,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 26,000 more computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 71,000 more.

Typical Income for Computer-controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal And Plastic

Hourly Income

On average,computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic make $19.03 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic $12.10 $14.65 $18.21 $22.87 $27.76
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Metal workers and plastic workers $11.43 $14.16 $18.06 $23.17 $28.78
Computer control programmers and operators $12.37 $15.11 $18.89 $23.85 $29.36
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic make $39,590 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic $25,180 $30,480 $37,880 $47,570 $57,750
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Metal workers and plastic workers $23,770 $29,460 $37,560 $48,190 $59,860
Computer control programmers and operators $25,730 $31,440 $39,290 $49,610 $61,060
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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