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

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Also known as:  Drawbench Operator, Fiber Machine Tender, Synthetic Filament Extruder

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These employees set up, tend, operate and inspect machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials. These include rayon, liquid polymer and fiberglass. Their job can be dangerous as they are often required to deal with sharp tools. Potential applicants for this position are usually asked to have already completed their high school diploma or GED in order to be considered. After being hired, an employer usually requires up to one year of job training on-site.

A Synthetic or Glass Fibers Extruding or Forming Machine Setter/Operator will most likely earn wages that can range from $26,770 and $57,420 depending on tenure level. will normally get an average pay level of thirty-nine thousand one hundred and seventy dollars on an annual basis.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Florida, where they can earn an average pay rate of close to $68,920. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Manufacturing, where they earn an average job salary of $39,190.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 37.34 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries:

Manufacturing
$39,190
Construction
$34,390
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$30,250

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$30,250
Construction
$34,390
Manufacturing
$39,190