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Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic Salary Information

The salary statistics of patternmakers, metal and plastic are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of patternmakers, metal and plastic within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The patternmakers, 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. Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,510
25th Percentile Wage
$33,750
50th Percentile Wage
$44,210
75th Percentile Wage
$54,880
90th Percentile Wage
$62,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for patternmakers, metal and plastic. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) patternmakers, metal and plastic is $62,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,510. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 136% 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 patternmakers, metal and plastic from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,2107.35%4.00%
201540,960-1.05%-
201441,390-1.04%-
201341,820-1.48%-
201242,440--

Table 2. Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of patternmakers, metal and plastic in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$44,890

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic by States

From the above tables we note that not only patternmakers, 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 patternmakers, metal and plastic in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $32,250 to $61,440. The highest paying state for patternmakers, metal and plastic is Arizona with a median annual salary of $61,440. The lowest paying state is Missouri with a median annual salary of $32,250. For more salary information of patternmakers, metal and plastic profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Arizona
$61,440
Kansas
$57,740
Oregon
$54,440
Michigan
$54,090
Illinois
$54,020
Iowa
$53,330
Georgia
$53,220
Washington
$47,920
Tennessee
$47,590
Wisconsin
$46,120
Minnesota
$45,700
Indiana
$45,600
Utah
$45,040
Pennsylvania
$43,570
New York
$43,540
North Carolina
$42,020
Ohio
$40,600
Arkansas
$39,190
Texas
$38,790
Virginia
$36,920
Alabama
$36,260
Florida
$35,800
Oklahoma
$34,460
California
$34,390
Missouri
$32,250


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