Information About Textile Knitting And Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Training Requirements for Textile Knitting And Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders
Training for Textile Knitting And Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders
Percent
Less than High School 25.5
High School 39.7
Some College 20.1
Associates Degree 1.3
Bachelors Degree 8.8
Masters Degree 3.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.9

Employment outlook for Textile Knitting And Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, And Tenders

Represents about 27,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 7,000 less textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders make $13.65 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders $9.49 $10.84 $13.21 $15.66 $18.63
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 knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders make $28,380 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders $19,740 $22,560 $27,470 $32,580 $38,750
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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