Information About Metal And Plastic Drilling And Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, And Tenders

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Training

Metal and plastic drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Metal and plastic drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders
Training for Metal And Plastic Drilling And Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, And Tenders
Percent
Less than High School 24.0
High School 56.0
Some College 12.2
Associates Degree 5.0
Bachelors Degree 2.8
Masters Degree 0.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment

Represents about 33,000 people in the United States- 0.1% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 8,000 less metal and plastic drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, metal and plastic drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders make $17.02 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Metal and plastic drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders $10.50 $12.80 $16.10 $20.00 $24.60
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, metal and plastic drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders make $35,410 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Metal and plastic drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders $21,930 $26,740 $33,510 $41,770 $51,200
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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