Highest Paying Industries for Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing23.4248720
Support Activities for Air Transportation23.2948450
Rail Transportation22.3446470
Metal Ore Mining21.4844670
Support Activities for Transportation21.2244130
Mining (except Oil and Gas)21.1644020
Oil and Gas Extraction21.0943870
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing20.9343540
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors20.3742380
Other Specialty Trade Contractors19.8641310
Specialty Trade Contractors19.5740700
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.3440230
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing19.1639850
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing19.0539620
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing18.8539200
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing18.5338550
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing18.4338340
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing18.3538160
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction18.3238100
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing18.2237900
Engineering Services18.2137870
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction18.1937820
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services18.0437510
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing17.9737380
Ship and Boat Building17.8537130
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing17.8437110
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing17.7636950
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing17.7136840
Transportation and Warehousing17.6436700
Machinery Manufacturing17.5836570
Grain and Oilseed Milling17.5136420
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.4736340
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing17.3836160
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing17.3836140
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing17.3636110
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing17.335980
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services17.335980
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.1835720
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing17.1635680
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers17.1235600
Machine Shops17.0835520
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing17.0135370
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing1735360
Paper Manufacturing16.9935340
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel16.9635270
Management of Companies and Enterprises16.9335210
Household Appliance Manufacturing16.8935140
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing16.8735080
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing16.8234980
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing16.7734880
Primary Metal Manufacturing16.6734680
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing16.6534630
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers16.634540
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing16.5334380
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing16.5134350
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers16.5234350
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing16.3934100
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers16.3834060
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing16.3534010
All industries16.3534000
All industries, private ownership only16.3534000
Rubber Product Manufacturing16.3233940
Communications Equipment Manufacturing16.2933880
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing16.2833860
Utility System Construction16.2633830
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing16.2533810
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing16.2533800
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers16.2333750
Other Textile Product Mills16.1533590
Food Manufacturing16.1333550
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing16.1133500
Other Building Equipment Contractors16.0533380
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing16.0533370
Wholesale Trade16.0433370
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods16.0433360
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing16.0433350
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing16.0333340
Textile Product Mills16.0333330
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing15.9933250
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing15.9533180
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing15.9333120
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers15.8733010
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing15.8432940
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing15.7932840
Hardware Manufacturing15.7732790
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods15.7632770
Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.7432740
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities15.6532560
Forging and Stamping15.5332300
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing15.4932230
Building Finishing Contractors15.4932220
Support Activities for Mining15.3631940
Testing Laboratories15.3431900
Printing and Related Support Activities15.3331890
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.3231860
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing15.2531720
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing15.2131640
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance15.1431490
Other Wood Product Manufacturing15.1331460
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers15.0231240
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers1531210
Sawmills and Wood Preservation14.9831160
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing14.9631110
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)14.8530890
Repair and Maintenance14.8530890
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.8230830
Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing14.7730730
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing14.7130600
Other Support Services14.6430460
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing14.6430450
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing14.6330430
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing14.5730300
Wood Product Manufacturing14.4730100
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing14.4630090
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing14.4530050
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing14.4330010
Plastics Product Manufacturing14.4129970
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing14.3629870
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers14.2729680
Warehousing and Storage13.9829070
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers13.6728440
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores13.6728440
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing13.6328350
Scientific Research and Development Services13.2927640
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences13.2927640
Textile Furnishings Mills13.2227510
Animal Slaughtering and Processing13.0527140
Chemical Manufacturing12.9326890
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services12.6926400
Administrative and Support Services12.6926400
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing12.6926380
Employment Services12.6126240
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers12.3825750
Building Material and Supplies Dealers12.3825750
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing12.2825530
Retail Trade12.2425460
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers11.9124770
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)11.8824700
Social Assistance11.8824700
Vocational Rehabilitation Services11.8824700
Miscellaneous Store Retailers11.223290
Footwear Manufacturing10.5121850
Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance9.5619890

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