Information About Extruding, Forming, Pressing, And Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

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Training

Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders
Training for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, And Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders
Percent
Less than High School 20.8
High School 53.6
Some College 20.1
Associates Degree 2.9
Bachelors Degree 2.5
Masters Degree 0.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment

Represents about 83,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 12,000 more extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 29,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders make $15.85 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders $9.93 $12.00 $14.90 $18.80 $23.10
Production occupations $8.95 $10.90 $14.70 $20.00 $26.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders make $32,960 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders $20,660 $25,080 $31,190 $39,140 $48,110
Production occupations $18,620 $22,860 $30,670 $41,740 $55,910
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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