Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Training Requirements for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders
Percent
Less than High School 29.6
High School 46.5
Some College 12.9
Associates Degree 4.8
Bachelors Degree 5.0
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment Outlook for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

This represents about 14,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 3,000 less textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Hourly Income

On average,textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders make $13.40 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders $9.16 $10.30 $12.55 $15.33 $19.17
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers $8.71 $9.66 $11.42 $14.46 $18.44
Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders $9.62 $10.89 $13.10 $15.32 $18.55
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders make $27,860 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders $19,060 $21,410 $26,090 $31,890 $39,880
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers $18,110 $20,090 $23,750 $30,080 $38,350
Textile machine setters, operators, and tenders $20,000 $22,640 $27,260 $31,860 $38,590
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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