Highest Paying Industries for Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Basic Chemical Manufacturing24.6551270
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills22.2946370
Tobacco Manufacturing21.9545650
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing20.5942830
Paper Manufacturing19.3240190
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing19.3240180
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing19.2940120
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing19.0639640
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing18.9339370
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing18.5338540
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing18.538470
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing18.3138080
Other Textile Product Mills18.0237480
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing1837440
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing17.8137040
Forging and Stamping17.5336460
Beverage Manufacturing17.335990
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing17.2735920
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing17.2235820
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing17.0835530
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing17.0235400
Dairy Product Manufacturing16.9235190
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing16.8935130
Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing16.8134960
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing16.8134960
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing16.834950
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing16.6634660
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing16.6534630
Chemical Manufacturing16.5634440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services16.5334390
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing16.4734260
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing16.4634240
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing16.3734060
Scientific Research and Development Services16.3734040
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences16.3734040
Rubber Product Manufacturing16.3133920
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing16.3133920
Wood Product Manufacturing16.2533810
Manufacturing16.2333760
Grain and Oilseed Milling16.133490
All industries16.0933470
All industries, private ownership only16.0933470
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers15.9133090
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing15.8833030
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing15.8232920
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing15.8232900
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing15.8132890
Machinery Manufacturing15.7932840
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills15.7432740
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.6632570
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing15.5932430
Food Manufacturing15.5732370
Textile Product Mills15.4732170
Waste Treatment and Disposal15.4732170
Animal Food Manufacturing15.4432120
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing15.4132060
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing15.3932010
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing15.3831990
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing15.3631950
Mining15.3331880
Mining (except Oil and Gas)15.3331880
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying15.3331880
Printing and Related Support Activities15.3331880
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing15.2831790
Primary Metal Manufacturing15.1931600
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing15.1631530
Construction15.1431490
Plastics Product Manufacturing14.9631120
Specialty Trade Contractors14.9231030
Miscellaneous Manufacturing14.931000
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods14.7830750
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers14.6330430
Waste Management and Remediation Services14.6130390
Retail Trade14.5930350
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers14.5930350
Building Material and Supplies Dealers14.5930350
Wholesale Trade14.5830340
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing14.4930130
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing14.4230000
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing14.4229980
Sawmills and Wood Preservation14.429960
Textile Mills14.3829910
Other Food Manufacturing14.2729680
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing14.2429610
Animal Slaughtering and Processing14.2229570
Management of Companies and Enterprises14.1929510
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel14.1229370
Other Wood Product Manufacturing14.0729250
Fabric Mills14.0429210
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing13.9629040
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing13.9428990
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing13.9228950
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing13.9128940
Foundries13.8328760
Machine Shops13.6828460
Transportation and Warehousing13.6428380
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods13.5828250
Textile Furnishings Mills13.4227920
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing12.8326680
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.7526520
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media11.7824500
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers11.5524020
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services11.5323970
Administrative and Support Services11.3923680
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers11.3823670
Employment Services11.3423590
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers10.4921810

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