Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary Information in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,180
25th Percentile Wage
$19,450
50th Percentile Wage
$22,530
75th Percentile Wage
$32,190
90th Percentile Wage
$37,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $37,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $22,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.26
25th Percentile Wage
$9.35
50th Percentile Wage
$10.83
75th Percentile Wage
$15.47
90th Percentile Wage
$17.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $17.95. The median hourly salary is $10.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.26.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
201422,5300.98%-39.77%
201322,310-41.15%-
201231,490--

Table 3. Compare Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $22,530, North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is the lowest paying city for lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in state of Tennessee, following city of Knoxville (median annual salary of $41,990). Also we note that in comparison, the annual salary of lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area is about 46.3 percent (46.3%) lower than that of the highest paying city Knoxville.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Knoxville
$41,990
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$37,230
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$34,850
Memphis
$33,260
Morristown
$29,580
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$22,530

See also: Top paying jobs in North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee.