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

The average annual and hourly salaries for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in the state of Texas 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 Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,750
25th Percentile Wage
$25,060
50th Percentile Wage
$30,850
75th Percentile Wage
$39,960
90th Percentile Wage
$49,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,750.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.46
25th Percentile Wage
$12.05
50th Percentile Wage
$14.83
75th Percentile Wage
$19.21
90th Percentile Wage
$23.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.71. The median hourly salary is $14.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.46.

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
201630,8507.55%3.70%
201528,5201.61%-
201428,060-1.28%-
201328,420-4.54%-
201229,710--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in some Texas 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 Texas ranges from $24,090 to $46,170. The highest paying area for extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in Texas is Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,170. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $37,870). The lowest paying area is Wichita Falls with a median annual salary of $24,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$46,170
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$37,870
Waco
$35,860
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$34,630
Fort Worth-Arlington
$34,310
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$31,860
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$31,420
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$30,260
El Paso
$29,730
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,610
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$29,200
Lubbock
$25,860
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$25,620
Wichita Falls
$24,090



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