Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare extruding and drawing machine setters, operator, and tender, metal and plastic salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,830
25th Percentile Wage
$26,810
50th Percentile Wage
$32,340
75th Percentile Wage
$39,100
90th Percentile Wage
$47,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic is $47,430. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic is $22,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,340-9.83%11.56%
201535,520-0.96%-
201435,8608.14%-
201332,94013.18%-
201228,600--

Compare Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in six industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for extruding and drawing machine setters, operator, and tender, metal and plastic occupations is the household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $35,510. The lowest paying industry is the metal and mineral (except petroleum) merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $28,550). For detailed extruding and drawing machine setters, operator, and tender, metal and plastic salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$35,510
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$32,840
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$32,230
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$30,610
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$30,500
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$28,550

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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