Molders, Shapers, And Casters, Except Metal And Plastic

Training Requirements for Molders, Shapers, And Casters, Except Metal And Plastic

Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic need a high school diploma or equivalent and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic
Percent
Less than High School 21.9
High School 37.2
Some College 18.6
Associates Degree 4.3
Bachelors Degree 13.1
Masters Degree 3.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.3

Employment Outlook for Molders, Shapers, And Casters, Except Metal And Plastic

This represents about 41,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 2,000 less molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 14,000 more.

Typical Income for Molders, Shapers, And Casters, Except Metal And Plastic

Hourly Income

On average,molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic make $15.67 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic $10.01 $11.77 $14.72 $18.42 $22.94
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
Miscellaneous production workers $9.23 $10.55 $13.28 $17.68 $23.09
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic make $32,590 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic $20,810 $24,480 $30,610 $38,300 $47,720
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
Miscellaneous production workers $19,200 $21,930 $27,620 $36,770 $48,040
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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