Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

51-4081 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
105,570 2.3 % $17.01 $35,380 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.59 $13.01 $16.32 $20.36 $24.33
Annual Wage (2) $22,040 $27,060 $33,950 $42,340 $50,600


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 13,300 2.37 $17.23 $35,830
Plastics Product Manufacturing 11,630 2.11 $15.84 $32,940
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing 5,990 1.60 $17.04 $35,440
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing 5,690 1.54 $16.19 $33,680
Employment Services 5,150 0.14 $12.55 $26,110

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing 2,000 4.63 $16.21 $33,720
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing 1,630 4.23 $17.60 $36,620
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel 2,150 3.57 $16.81 $34,970
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing 1,970 3.20 $15.42 $32,080
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing 13,300 2.37 $17.23 $35,830

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Scientific Research and Development Services 160 0.02 $22.22 $46,210
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 3,770 0.77 $22.18 $46,140
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 260 0.13 $21.52 $44,750
Ship and Boat Building 90 0.06 $20.87 $43,410
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 190 0.01 $20.72 $43,100


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ohio 13,460 2.55 3.33 $16.77 $34,890
Texas 8,980 0.78 1.01 $16.15 $33,590
Wisconsin 8,230 2.97 3.88 $17.23 $35,830
Pennsylvania 7,840 1.37 1.79 $17.11 $35,590
Michigan 6,510 1.57 2.05 $16.17 $33,630




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Iowa 4,890 3.21 4.19 $15.91 $33,100
Wisconsin 8,230 2.97 3.88 $17.23 $35,830
Ohio 13,460 2.55 3.33 $16.77 $34,890
Connecticut 3,220 1.94 2.53 $18.82 $39,150
Oklahoma 2,970 1.86 2.43 $15.94 $33,160




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $22.74 $47,310
Rhode Island 510 1.08 1.41 $21.83 $45,410
South Carolina 1,940 1.01 1.32 $19.65 $40,880
Louisiana 230 0.12 0.15 $19.64 $40,850
Washington 770 0.26 0.34 $19.55 $40,660





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,010 0.84 1.10 $18.72 $38,940
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,920 1.00 1.30 $16.90 $35,150
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,130 0.91 1.19 $16.02 $33,320
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 2,110 2.07 2.70 $15.65 $32,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,930 0.47 0.61 $18.72 $38,940
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,790 3.42 4.47 $12.72 $26,460
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,630 1.96 2.56 $17.89 $37,210
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, MI Metropolitan Division 1,620 1.38 1.81 $18.43 $38,320
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 1,520 1.48 1.94 $22.18 $46,140
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,410 2.43 3.18 $20.98 $43,640




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mansfield, OH 550 11.09 14.49 (8) (8)
Sumter, SC 350 10.07 13.15 $20.29 $42,190
Lima, OH 440 8.97 11.72 $15.44 $32,110
Dubuque, IA 460 8.00 10.45 $16.78 $34,900
Sheboygan, WI 430 7.38 9.64 $18.68 $38,850
Appleton, WI 800 6.60 8.62 $15.91 $33,090
Racine, WI 450 5.96 7.79 $19.16 $39,860
Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL 250 5.88 7.67 $12.60 $26,210
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 480 5.45 7.11 $16.03 $33,330
Waterbury, CT 350 5.10 6.66 $12.99 $27,020