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

The average annual and hourly salaries for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in the state of Pennsylvania 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 amongst Pennsylvania 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 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,940
25th Percentile Wage
$28,520
50th Percentile Wage
$36,030
75th Percentile Wage
$44,420
90th Percentile Wage
$50,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,940.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.03
25th Percentile Wage
$13.71
50th Percentile Wage
$17.32
75th Percentile Wage
$21.35
90th Percentile Wage
$24.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $24.41. The median hourly salary is $17.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.03.

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
201636,0301.55%-1.86%
201535,470-1.78%-
201436,100-0.86%-
201336,410-0.80%-
201236,700--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in some Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania ranges from $24,670 to $41,950. The highest paying area for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Pennsylvania is Harrisburg-Carlisle with a median annual salary of $41,950. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Reading (mean annual salary $41,160). The lowest paying area is Erie with a median annual salary of $24,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$41,950
Reading
$41,160
Lancaster
$40,700
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,630
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$40,070
Williamsport
$38,690
Philadelphia
$38,520
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$37,070
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$36,750
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$36,690
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$36,460
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$35,710
Pittsburgh
$32,110
Newark-Union
$31,640
York-Hanover
$29,670
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$29,090
Erie
$24,670


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