Information About Metal And Plastic Model Makers

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Training

Metal and plastic model makers need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Metal and plastic model makers
Training for Metal And Plastic Model Makers
Percent
Less than High School 14.0
High School 39.8
Some College 24.3
Associates Degree 10.7
Bachelors Degree 8.5
Masters Degree 2.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment

Represents about 10,000 people in the United States- 12.8% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less metal and plastic model makers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 0 more.


Hourly Income

On average, metal and plastic model makers make $22.34 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Metal and plastic model makers $12.30 $16.10 $21.50 $28.10 $34.00
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 model makers make $46,460 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Metal and plastic model makers $25,670 $33,620 $44,850 $58,610 $70,890
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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