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Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Salary Information

The salary statistics of computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,860
25th Percentile Wage
$40,540
50th Percentile Wage
$50,580
75th Percentile Wage
$62,690
90th Percentile Wage
$78,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic is $78,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,860. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 139% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,5803.14%9.21%
201548,9903.04%-
201447,5002.08%-
201346,5101.27%-
201245,920--

Table 2. Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic occupations is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $59,670. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $44,260).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,670
Wholesale Trade
$50,700
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$50,670
Manufacturing
$50,610
Construction
$48,750
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$44,260

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic by States

From the above tables we note that not only computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $32,320 to $93,180. The highest paying state for computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic is Washington with a median annual salary of $93,180. The lowest paying state is Idaho with a median annual salary of $32,320. For more salary information of computer numerically controlled machine tool programmers, metal and plastic profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Washington
$93,180
New Jersey
$61,790
Connecticut
$59,960
California
$59,530
Oregon
$58,340
Colorado
$58,080
Minnesota
$57,200
Kansas
$56,860
Arizona
$56,070
Texas
$54,890
New Hampshire
$54,660
Utah
$54,540
Nevada
$53,910
Massachusetts
$51,730
Maryland
$51,680
Illinois
$50,450
Rhode Island
$50,400
Oklahoma
$50,280
South Carolina
$50,250
Virginia
$49,670
Nebraska
$49,260
Michigan
$48,970
Wisconsin
$48,380
Tennessee
$48,030
Pennsylvania
$47,900
New York
$47,840
Missouri
$47,440
Ohio
$47,290
Maine
$45,900
Louisiana
$45,830
South Dakota
$45,650
Florida
$45,260
North Carolina
$44,620
Vermont
$44,220
Indiana
$43,800
Georgia
$43,710
Arkansas
$43,580
Iowa
$43,010
Kentucky
$40,470
Mississippi
$40,150
Alabama
$38,540
Idaho
$32,320



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