Highest Paying Industries for Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel30.7663980
Federal Executive Branch25.9754010
Federal government, including the US Postal Service25.9754010
Federal, State, and Local Government25.9553980
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.9553980
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.953870
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing23.3348530
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing21.6345000
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing20.5142650
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services20.4742580
Engineering Services20.4742580
Dairy Product Manufacturing19.540560
Food Manufacturing19.3940330
Scientific Research and Development Services19.0639650
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences19.0639650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.7238930
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing18.237860
Support Activities for Transportation18.237850
Support Activities for Air Transportation18.237850
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing18.1337700
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.5136420
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing17.4236230
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing17.2635910
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing17.1735710
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing17.1735710
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing17.1435650
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing17.0735510
Specialized Design Services17.0435440
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing16.9735290
Management of Companies and Enterprises16.8335010
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing16.7434820
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers16.6734680
Hardware Manufacturing16.6234560
Paper Manufacturing16.2833860
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing16.2733840
Ship and Boat Building16.2733840
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing16.2633820
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing16.233690
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media16.1833650
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing16.1533590
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing16.1433570
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing16.0933460
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing16.0833440
Primary Metal Manufacturing16.0533390
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing15.9933260
Transportation and Warehousing15.9433160
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing15.9133090
Foundries15.7532770
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing15.7532760
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing15.7232690
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing15.632450
Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.5132250
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing15.4732180
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing15.4632170
Machinery Manufacturing15.4332090
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing15.432030
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing15.3731970
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing15.3231870
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing15.2231670
Machine Shops15.1331480
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing15.1231450
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing15.0631320
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities14.9731130
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing14.930990
Manufacturing14.8830960
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing14.8730930
All industries14.7930760
All industries, private ownership only14.7330640
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing14.7130590
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing14.6830540
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing14.6830530
Household Appliance Manufacturing14.6730510
Chemical Manufacturing14.6630500
Communications Equipment Manufacturing14.6330440
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing14.4530060
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing14.4430040
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing14.429950
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing14.429950
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing14.3929930
Jewelry and Silverware Manufacturing14.3929930
Rubber Product Manufacturing14.1229370
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing14.0429190
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing14.0229160
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing13.9929100
Plastics Product Manufacturing13.9829090
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing13.7728640
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods13.7428590
Wholesale Trade13.6728430
Printing and Related Support Activities13.6628410
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing13.6428370
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing13.6428360
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers13.5328140
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing13.127260
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers12.8926820
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods12.5626120
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers12.526010
Forging and Stamping12.2525480
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers11.1323140
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services10.9722810
Administrative and Support Services10.9722810
Employment Services10.9722810

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