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

Training Requirements for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, And Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders need high school diploma or equivalent.

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 18.6
High School 51.7
Some College 20.2
Associates Degree 4.4
Bachelors Degree 3.1
Masters Degree 1.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment outlook for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, And Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Represents about 68,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 9,000 less 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 24,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders make $16.52 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 $10.37 $12.49 $15.63 $19.89 $24.20
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Other production occupations $9.82 $11.60 $15.15 $20.21 $26.55
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders make $34,370 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 $21,580 $25,980 $32,510 $41,360 $50,330
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Other production occupations $20,420 $24,120 $31,520 $42,030 $55,220
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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