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Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary Information

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,360
25th Percentile Wage
$27,320
50th Percentile Wage
$34,340
75th Percentile Wage
$43,150
90th Percentile Wage
$53,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic is $53,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,360. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 137% 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 multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,3401.14%1.11%
201533,950-0.56%-
201434,140-0.56%-
201334,3301.08%-
201233,960--

Table 2. Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operator, and Tender, Metal and Plastic Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in 7 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 multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $57,200. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $23,650).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$57,200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$38,690
Manufacturing
$35,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$35,060
Construction
$35,010
Wholesale Trade
$33,890
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,650

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

From the above tables we note that not only multiple machine tool 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 multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,480 to $45,590. The highest paying state for multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $45,590. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,480. For more salary information of multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Rhode Island
$45,590
Kansas
$45,220
Indiana
$44,200
South Carolina
$42,730
Kentucky
$41,760
West Virginia
$41,430
New Hampshire
$39,350
Nebraska
$39,210
Washington
$37,980
South Dakota
$37,540
Minnesota
$37,250
Massachusetts
$36,280
Connecticut
$36,230
Louisiana
$35,830
Pennsylvania
$35,770
Arkansas
$35,520
Oregon
$35,490
Maine
$35,480
Wisconsin
$34,950
North Carolina
$34,540
New Jersey
$34,180
Michigan
$33,800
Oklahoma
$33,780
Ohio
$33,710
Iowa
$33,560
New York
$33,490
Illinois
$33,030
North Dakota
$32,890
Missouri
$32,880
Virginia
$32,300
California
$31,970
Arizona
$31,820
Texas
$31,800
Utah
$31,380
Colorado
$31,100
Florida
$31,060
Tennessee
$31,030
Maryland
$30,560
Mississippi
$29,980
Georgia
$29,790
Alabama
$28,400
Nevada
$27,830
New Mexico
$25,250
Puerto Rico
$18,480



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