Salary for Plating and Coating 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 or Plastic Plating or Coating Machine Setter/Operator will most likely earn salaries in a range of 24000 and 36000 depending on the level of seniority. Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic will normally receive salaries of Thirty Thousand Seven Hundred dollars per year.

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic make the most money in Oklahoma, where they can earn salary pay of just about $37040. This group of people have the highest salaries in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can earn average compensation of $50100.

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HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 7.81 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $50,100
Transportation and Warehousing $39,150
Wholesale Trade $30,940
Manufacturing $30,730
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $25,870
Other Services (except Public Administration) $23,750
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $23,750
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $25,870
Manufacturing $30,730
Wholesale Trade $30,940
Transportation and Warehousing $39,150
Public Administration $50,100
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