Salary for Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

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These workers shape, mold, form, carve or cast products including food, tile, pipes, figurines, and candles. Materials used include clay, plaster, sand, glass and concrete. A high school degree or GED or above is needed to apply for this position. After being hired, employers usually require a few months to a year of formal on-site job training before official work can begin.

A Molder, Shaper, or Caster earns wages that can range from 24000 and 36000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic will normally receive a salary of Thirty Thousand Two Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic are paid the highest in Wyoming, where they earn average wages of near $45680. These professionals are paid at the highest average level in Public Administration, which has average wages of $52730.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.03 percent nationwide in that time.
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $52,730
Public Administration $45,160
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $37,690
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $33,500
Other Services (except Public Administration) $32,120
Wholesale Trade $31,790
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $25,710
Manufacturing $30,110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $30,850
Retail Trade $30,880
Construction $31,210
Wholesale Trade $31,790