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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

US - Metals and Plastics Production Occupations

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Metals and Plastics Production
Occupations
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Median Annual
Earnings
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators 146,190 1.0 $37,880
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers 25,180 0.2 $50,580
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 71,960 0.5 $33,870
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 19,160 0.1 $36,930
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 29,060 0.2 $40,680
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 192,800 1.4 $32,370
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders 12,290 0.1 $36,410
Grinding/Lapping/Polishing/Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders 74,600 0.5 $32,890
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders 33,850 0.2 $38,480
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 17,560 0.1 $39,840
Machinists 391,120 2.8 $41,700
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 17,730 0.1 $41,040
Pourers and Casters 8,560 0.1 $36,180
Model Makers 6,250 0.0 $48,550
Patternmakers 3,420 0.0 $44,210
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 12,810 0.1 $34,790
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 145,560 1.0 $30,480
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders 117,300 0.8 $34,340
Tool and Die Makers 72,210 0.5 $51,060
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 382,730 2.7 $39,390
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 46,920 0.3 $36,980
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 19,780 0.1 $37,180
Layout Workers 9,070 0.1 $45,820
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 35,570 0.3 $31,280
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 9,550 0.1 $36,650
Other Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 22,930 0.2 $33,280
Prepress Technicians and Workers 33,340 0.2 $38,930
Printing Press Operators 169,910 1.2 $35,530
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 52,730 0.4 $31,410
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