Salary for Metal and Plastic Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Also known as:  Anodizer, Chrome Plater, Chromium Plater, Copper Plater, Electro Plater, Electrogalvanizing Machine Operator, Electroplater, Galvanizer, Hard Chrome Plater, Metal Plater

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Workers in this field set up, tend, operate and inspect coating and plating machines and equipment in order to coat metal or plastic objects with metals to protect or decorate them. This can include chromium, nickel, copper, zinc, and other similar materials. Completion of high school or its equivalency is usually necessary to be considered for this position. An employer usually requires up to one year of formal on-site job training after being hired for this job.

A Metal and Plastic Plating Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender can get an average wage on a scale from $25,530 and $52,140 depending on the level of seniority. will normally receive an average salary of thirty-six thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars every year.

receive the highest salary in Georgia, where they can earn a compensation of near $46,790. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Public Administration, which has job pay of $56,360.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 29.22 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Metal and Plastic Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$56,360
Transportation and Warehousing
$50,740
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,900
Wholesale Trade
$39,020
Manufacturing
$36,780
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$35,040

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$31,540
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$35,040
Manufacturing
$36,780
Wholesale Trade
$39,020
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,900
Transportation and Warehousing
$50,740