Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary Information in North Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in the state of North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic among North Carolina areas 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 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic in North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,510
25th Percentile Wage
$29,410
50th Percentile Wage
$35,910
75th Percentile Wage
$43,930
90th Percentile Wage
$51,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $51,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,510.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.78
25th Percentile Wage
$14.14
50th Percentile Wage
$17.26
75th Percentile Wage
$21.12
90th Percentile Wage
$24.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.71. The median hourly salary is $17.26. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.78.

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 from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201635,9103.40%6.82%
201534,6901.27%-
201434,2503.12%-
201333,180-0.84%-
201233,460--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in state of North Carolina ranges from $25,800 to $35,330. The highest paying area for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Carolina is Durham-Chapel Hill with a median annual salary of $35,330. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $33,950). The lowest paying area is Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $25,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Durham-Chapel Hill
$35,330
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$33,950
Raleigh-Cary
$33,410
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$32,340
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$31,600
Burlington
$30,370
Greensboro-High Point
$30,320
Asheville
$28,900
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$25,800



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