Training Requirements for Patternmakers, Metal And Plastic

Patternmakers, metal and plastic need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Patternmakers, metal and plastic
Percent
Less than High School 16.6
High School 47.0
Some College 21.5
Associates Degree 7.8
Bachelors Degree 7.0
Masters Degree 0.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Patternmakers, Metal And Plastic

This represents about 3,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less patternmakers, metal and plastic but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 0 more.

Typical Income for Patternmakers, Metal And Plastic

Hourly Income

On average,patternmakers, metal and plastic make $21.39 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Patternmakers, metal and plastic $12.75 $16.23 $21.25 $26.38 $30.09
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Metal workers and plastic workers $11.43 $14.16 $18.06 $23.17 $28.78
Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic $12.43 $16.43 $22.41 $29.15 $35.81
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, patternmakers, metal and plastic make $44,490 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Patternmakers, metal and plastic $26,510 $33,750 $44,210 $54,880 $62,590
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Metal workers and plastic workers $23,770 $29,460 $37,560 $48,190 $59,860
Model makers and patternmakers, metal and plastic $25,860 $34,170 $46,600 $60,630 $74,490
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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