Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary Information in Minnesota

The average annual and hourly salaries for cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in the state of Minnesota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic amongst Minnesota cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic in Minnesota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,920
25th Percentile Wage
$26,280
50th Percentile Wage
$34,890
75th Percentile Wage
$43,890
90th Percentile Wage
$50,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,920.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.06
25th Percentile Wage
$12.64
50th Percentile Wage
$16.78
75th Percentile Wage
$21.10
90th Percentile Wage
$24.47

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Minnesota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.47. The median hourly salary is $16.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.06.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,8907.39%4.21%
201532,310-2.14%-
201433,0000.03%-
201332,990-1.30%-
201233,420--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic in Minnesota Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in some Minnesota cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in state of Minnesota ranges from $30,080 to $40,540. The highest paying area for cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Minnesota is St Cloud with a median annual salary of $40,540. The second highest paying city/area in Minnesota State is Rochester (mean annual salary $40,290). The lowest paying area is Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Cloud
$40,540
Rochester
$40,290
Mankato-North Mankato
$39,410
Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$37,140
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$36,860
Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$33,780
Northeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area
$30,080



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