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

The highest paying states 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 of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $44,980, South Carolina is the highest paying state for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic. It is followed by West Virginia (average annual salary $43,300). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in a specific state, use the links in the table.

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

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 South Carolina
$44,980
$23,140 2,280
2 West Virginia
$43,300
$27,020 330
3 Washington
$40,800
$27,120 900
4 Iowa
$39,900
$25,730 740
5 New York
$38,070
$24,470 1,250
6 Arkansas
$37,750
$24,100 970
7 Oklahoma
$37,720
$23,360 730
8 Nebraska
$37,610
$25,510 240
9 Massachusetts
$37,590
$26,420 1,340
10 Connecticut
$36,990
$26,150 1,430
11 Minnesota
$36,990
$24,530 1,700
12 Pennsylvania
$36,030
$22,940 4,940
13 North Carolina
$35,910
$24,510 4,320
14 Kansas
$35,890
$26,190 550
15 Virginia
$35,640
$26,190 1,110
16 Rhode Island
$35,420
$25,720 210
17 Indiana
$34,720
$24,250 5,150
18 New Hampshire
$34,710
$26,300 790
19 Louisiana
$34,310
$23,260 370
20 Utah
$34,300
$26,170 460
21 Nevada
$33,730
$23,340 570
22 Georgia
$33,620
$21,350 2,700
23 Colorado
$33,590
$26,160 720
24 Maine
$33,420
$20,710 190
25 Tennessee
$32,960
$21,690 1,980
26 Oregon
$32,950
$22,450 780
27 South Dakota
$32,920
$24,240 230
28 Ohio
$32,900
$22,860 6,480
29 Wisconsin
$32,810
$22,950 2,740
30 Michigan
$32,640
$22,120 2,800
31 Maryland
$32,400
$22,260 470
32 Kentucky
$31,810
$21,780 1,930
33 California
$31,780
$20,820 3,770
34 Illinois
$31,540
$22,700 1,790
35 Delaware
$31,510
$19,820 250
36 Vermont
$31,510
$25,330 180
37 Missouri
$31,090
$21,650 2,330
38 Texas
$30,850
$21,750 5,210
39 New Jersey
$30,750
$22,200 1,430
40 Mississippi
$30,210
$21,020 330
41 Arizona
$30,140
$21,430 690
42 Idaho
$29,320
$20,860 110
43 Alabama
$28,900
$20,910 2,270
44 Florida
$28,720
$20,760 1,610
45 New Mexico
$27,880
$22,590 140
46 Puerto Rico
$23,430
$16,410 90

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in those states is not available at this time.

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