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Highest Paying Industries for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

The top 82 highest paying industries for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $52,150, federal, state, and local government (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic. It is followed by federal, state, and local government industry (average annual salary $52,150). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 82 Highest Paying Industries for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$52,150
50
2 Federal, State, and Local Government
$52,150
50
3 Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$50,040
320
4 Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$41,360
n/a
5 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$38,380
360
6 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$38,160
400
7 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$38,120
370
8 Paper Manufacturing
$38,120
370
9 Machine Shops
$38,060
460
10 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$37,950
410
11 Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$37,450
1,160
12 Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$37,340
6,300
13 Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$36,840
60
14 Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$36,720
390
15 Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers
$36,680
n/a
16 Chemical Manufacturing
$36,570
3,920
17 Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$36,350
4,110
18 Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$36,260
40
19 Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$36,250
50
20 Household Appliance Manufacturing
$36,180
n/a
21 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$36,010
100
22 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$35,980
15,270
23 Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$35,880
830
24 Wholesale Trade
$35,860
490
25 Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$35,760
210
26 Food Manufacturing
$35,700
50
27 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$35,540
170
28 Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$35,320
1,440
29 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$35,000
5,270
30 Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$34,930
40
31 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$34,860
380
32 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$34,700
4,930
33 Foundries
$34,690
440
34 Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$34,640
50
35 Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$34,600
70
36 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$34,580
3,040
37 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$34,550
290
38 Wood Product Manufacturing
$33,770
60
39 Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$33,530
60
40 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$33,480
50
41 Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$33,320
370
42 Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$33,210
720
43 Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$33,150
170
44 Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$32,990
1,550
45 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$32,980
4,910
46 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$32,890
300
47 Manufacturing
$32,790
69,700
48 Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$32,740
1,380
49 Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$32,620
1,990
50 Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$32,460
3,260
51 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$32,080
40
52 Repair and Maintenance
$32,080
40
53 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$32,080
40
54 Ship and Boat Building
$31,710
90
55 Construction
$31,530
90
56 Forging and Stamping
$31,440
450
57 Rubber Product Manufacturing
$31,420
2,340
58 Machinery Manufacturing
$31,100
1,050
59 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$31,010
140
60 Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$30,990
1,380
61 Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing
$30,710
140
62 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$30,610
2,070
63 Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$30,610
1,050
64 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$30,380
32,910
65 Plastics Product Manufacturing
$30,300
30,580
66 Specialty Trade Contractors
$30,210
80
67 Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$30,200
240
68 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$29,810
690
69 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$29,400
40
70 Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$28,080
220
71 Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$28,010
40
72 Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$27,720
n/a
73 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$27,720
n/a
74 Other Textile Product Mills
$26,860
70
75 Textile Product Mills
$26,860
70
76 Hardware Manufacturing
$26,360
n/a
77 Employment Services
$25,360
n/a
78 Administrative and Support Services
$25,360
n/a
79 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,360
n/a
80 Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$25,100
n/a
81 Temporary Help Services
$24,750
n/a
82 Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$24,140
40
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