Salary for Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:  Wire Drawing Machine Tender, Wire Mill Rover

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These workers install, operate, tend, and test machines that draw or extrude metal or thermoplastic materials into tubes, rods, bars, wires and other shapes. To be considered for this position, completion of high school or its equivalency is usually necessary. Once hired, an employer usually requires up to a year of formal on-site job training before work can begin.

An Metal or Plastic Extruding or Drawing Machine Setter/Operator can receive an average wage ranging from 24000 to 36000 depending on the level of education. Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic can expect salaries of Thirty Three Thousand Nine Hundred dollars per year.

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic can receive the best pay in Indiana, where they can earn compensation, on average, of close to $38940. People working these jobs can get the best pay in Manufacturing, where they can receive job pay of $53780.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.31 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $53,780
Manufacturing $33,990
Construction $30,860
Wholesale Trade $29,350
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $28,260
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $28,260
Wholesale Trade $29,350
Construction $30,860
Manufacturing $33,990
Public Administration $53,780
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