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Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary Information

The salary statistics of milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, 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. Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,370
25th Percentile Wage
$30,940
50th Percentile Wage
$39,840
75th Percentile Wage
$49,430
90th Percentile Wage
$60,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic is $60,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,370. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 150% 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 milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201639,8403.99%10.09%
201538,2503.01%-
201437,1003.53%-
201335,790-0.08%-
201235,820--

Table 2. Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in 5 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 milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $46,970. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $24,370).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$46,970
Construction
$43,340
Manufacturing
$40,020
Wholesale Trade
$38,500
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,370

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic by States

From the above tables we note that not only milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, 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 milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,210 to $49,130. The highest paying state for milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic is Maryland with a median annual salary of $49,130. The lowest paying state is South Carolina with a median annual salary of $29,210. For more salary information of milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Maryland
$49,130
Kansas
$47,470
Washington
$47,470
West Virginia
$46,930
Massachusetts
$45,520
Arizona
$45,420
Louisiana
$45,410
Maine
$44,780
Texas
$44,330
Connecticut
$44,300
Ohio
$44,300
New Hampshire
$43,640
Nebraska
$41,690
Pennsylvania
$41,590
Wisconsin
$41,510
New York
$41,390
Rhode Island
$41,090
Alabama
$41,030
Oregon
$40,930
New Jersey
$40,660
Virginia
$39,860
Michigan
$38,430
California
$38,370
Minnesota
$38,130
Missouri
$38,020
Colorado
$36,710
Utah
$36,690
North Carolina
$36,670
Florida
$36,630
Tennessee
$36,280
Kentucky
$36,270
Nevada
$36,180
Vermont
$35,790
Idaho
$35,130
Arkansas
$34,500
Indiana
$33,780
Iowa
$33,610
Illinois
$33,020
South Dakota
$32,830
Oklahoma
$31,830
Georgia
$30,600
Mississippi
$29,700
South Carolina
$29,210


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