Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal And Plastic

Training Requirements for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal And Plastic

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

Degrees for Computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, 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 Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal And Plastic

This represents about 25,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 12,000 more.

Typical Income for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal And Plastic

Hourly Income

On average,computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic make $25.75 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic $15.80 $19.49 $24.32 $30.14 $37.86
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 numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic make $53,560 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic $32,860 $40,540 $50,580 $62,690 $78,760
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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