Training Requirements for Machine Feeders And Offbearers

Machine feeders and offbearers need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Machine feeders and offbearers
Percent
Less than High School 20.0
High School 47.0
Some College 20.9
Associates Degree 5.8
Bachelors Degree 5.0
Masters Degree 1.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Machine Feeders And Offbearers

This represents about 104,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 3,000 less machine feeders and offbearers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 22,000 more.

Typical Income for Machine Feeders And Offbearers

Hourly Income

On average,machine feeders and offbearers make $14.66 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Machine feeders and offbearers $9.56 $10.84 $13.66 $17.88 $22.18
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Material moving workers $9.03 $10.17 $12.62 $16.67 $21.75
Laborers and material movers, hand $8.89 $10.00 $11.88 $15.27 $19.57
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, machine feeders and offbearers make $30,490 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Machine feeders and offbearers $19,880 $22,550 $28,410 $37,200 $46,140
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Material moving workers $18,780 $21,160 $26,240 $34,670 $45,240
Laborers and material movers, hand $18,480 $20,800 $24,720 $31,760 $40,710
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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