Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
SOC: 51-4199.00

Description:

All metal workers and plastic workers not listed separately.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
22,400 employed

Projected (2024):
18,700 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Anvil Seating Press Operator
  • Arbor Press Operator
  • Assembly Machine Tender
  • Automatic Engraver
  • Automatic Wheel Line Operator
  • Balancer
  • Balancing Machine Operator
  • Bale Tie Machine Operator
  • Ballistics Laboratory Gunsmith
  • Band Maker
  • Barbed Wire Machine Operator
  • Barrel Dedenting Machine Operator
  • Beading Machine Operator
  • Bench Loom Weaver
  • Bench Machine Operator
  • Bench Worker
  • Bit Shaver
  • Bit Tapper
  • Blacksmith
  • Blacksmith Apprentice
  • Bloom Conveyor Operator
  • Bobbin Winder Tender
  • Body Maker Machine Setter
  • Boiler Riveter
  • Bolt Header
  • Bradder
  • Bulk Sealer Operator
  • Bull Riveter
  • Bullet Assembly Press Operator
  • Bullet Assembly Press Setter-Operator
  • Bullet Grooving-Sizing-and-Lubricating-Machine Operator
  • Bushing Press Operator
  • Cable Machine Operator
  • Cable Strander
  • Cable Swager
  • Cable Weaver
  • Cage Maker, Machine
  • Carbon Blocks Press Operator
  • Carnallite Plant Operator
  • Case Preparer and Liner
  • Centrifugal Control Switch Machine Operator
  • Chain Person
  • Chainman
  • Chandelier Maker
  • Charging Machine Operator
  • Chemical Etching Processor
  • Circular Saw-Edge Fuser
  • Coil Machine Operator
  • Coil Rewind Machine Operator
  • Coiler
  • Coiler Operator
  • Collet Maker
  • Collet Making Machine Operator
  • Control Operator
  • Coupling Machine Operator
  • Crimping Machine Operator
  • Crook Operator
  • Cupola Tapper
  • Design Inserter
  • Dicer Operator
  • Die Attaching Machine Tender
  • Discharge Door Operator
  • Discharging Machine Operator
  • Display Screen Fabricator
  • Door Machine Operator
  • Drier Operator
  • Drifter
  • Drivematic Machine Operator
  • Dross Skimmer
  • Dust Collector
  • Dust Collector Treater
  • Dynamic Balancer
  • Dynamite Cartridge Crimper
  • Electric Sealing Machine Operator
  • Electrical Discharge Machine Operator
  • Electrical Discharge Machine Set Up Operator
  • Electrical Discharge Machine Setup Operator
  • Electrolytic Etcher
  • Electronic Equipment Set-Up Operator
  • Embossing Machine Operator
  • Embossing Toolsetter
  • Equipment Operator
  • Expanding Machine Operator
  • Extrusion Die Repairer
  • Fabric Machine Operator
  • Fence Machine Operator
  • Fence Maker
  • Fence Making Machine Operator
  • Film Casting Operator
  • Fishing Accessories Maker
  • Fixture Maker
  • Flanging Roll Operator
  • Foam Machine Operator
  • Four-Slide Machine Operator
  • Fuse Cup Expander
  • Gleason Operator
  • Golf Club Head Former
  • Grooving Machine Operator
  • Hair Spring Winder
  • Hand Profiler
  • Hand Spring Former
  • Head Gauge Unit Operator
  • Heating Element Winder
  • Heddle Machine Operator
  • Heel Washer Stringing Machine Operator
  • High-Energy Forming Equipment Operator
  • Hobbing Press Operator
  • Hoop Flaring and Coiling Machine Operator
  • Hot Metal Mixer Operator
  • Hydraulic Pressure Auto Frettage Machine Operator
  • Hydraulic Riveter
  • Hydraulic Strainer Operator
  • Job Setter
  • Key Cutter
  • Lathe Winder
  • Lead Former
  • Loading Machine Tool Setter
  • Loom Setter
  • Lubricator Granulator
  • Machine Coil Assembler
  • Machine Etcher
  • Machine Hamper Maker
  • Machine Hoop Maker
  • Machine Operator
  • Machine Set Up Operator
  • Machine Setter
  • Machine Setter and Repairer
  • Machine Shop Worker
  • Machine Spring Former
  • Machined Parts Metal Sprayer
  • Metal Bonding Press Operator
  • Metal Bumper
  • Metal Fabricator Helper
  • Metal Rivet Machine Operator
  • Metal Riveter
  • Metal Riveting Machine Operator
  • Metal Spinner
  • Metal Sponge Making Machine Operator
  • Metal Worker
  • Miscellaneous Machine Operator
  • Monomer Purification Operator
  • Monomer Recovery Operator
  • Multi-Operation Forming Machine Operator
  • Multi-Operation Forming Machine Setter
  • Nail Assembly Machine Operator
  • Nail Maker
  • Nail Making Machine Setter
  • Nail Mill Worker
  • Nail-Making Machine Tender
  • Needle Leader
  • Needle Maker
  • Needlemaker
  • Nickel Operator
  • Nickel Plant Operator
  • Nozzle Tender
  • Nut Tightener
  • Ore Crushing Dust Collector
  • Pairing Machine Operator
  • Paperback Machine Operator
  • Passer
  • Pig Conveyor Operator
  • Pin Machine Operator
  • Pipe Production Worker
  • Pipeman
  • Planishing Press Operator
  • Plastic Finisher
  • Plastic Machine Operator
  • Plastic Worker
  • Pneumatic Riveter
  • Pneumatic Tool Operator
  • Pocket Machine Operator
  • Pointer Machine Operator
  • Pointing Machine Operator
  • Poke-In
  • Portable Pinch Riveter
  • Press Operator
  • Primer Charging Tool Setter
  • Printed Circuit Boards Plasma Etcher
  • Printed Circuit Boards Stripper-Etcher
  • Production Electrical Discharge Machine Operator
  • Production Machine Tender
  • Pusher
  • Pusher Operator
  • Recovery Operator
  • Reducing Machine Operator
  • Ring Stamper
  • Ripper
  • Rivet Bucker
  • Rivet Catcher
  • Rivet Driver
  • Rivet Machine Operator
  • Rivet Passer
  • Rivet Sticker
  • Rivet Tapping Machine Operator
  • Rivet Tester
  • Rivet Thrower
  • Rivet Tosser
  • Riveter
  • Riveting Machine Operator
  • Rod Puller and Coiler
  • Roll Over Press Operator
  • Roper Operator
  • Safety Pin Assembling Machine Operator
  • Sample Body Builder
  • Sandblast Operator
  • Sandblast or Shotblast Equipment Tender
  • Scale Assembly Set-Up Worker
  • Scale Shooter
  • Scarfing Machine Operator
  • Scrap Baller
  • Scrap Handler
  • Screen Machine Operator
  • Seamless Tube Roller
  • Semiconductor Bonder
  • Set Up Worker
  • Sheeter Operator
  • Shell Mold Bonding Machine Operator
  • Shoe Sticks Repairer
  • Shot Polisher and Inspector
  • Shotblast Equipment Operator
  • Shredding Floor Equipment Operator
  • Slat Twister
  • Socket Puller
  • Spaghetti Machine Operator
  • Spindle Frame Carver
  • Spindle Maker
  • Spiral Spring Winder
  • Spiral Weaver
  • Spool Winder
  • Spring Coiler
  • Spring Coiling Machine Setter
  • Spring Former
  • Spring Machine Operator
  • Spring Maker
  • Stapler
  • Stapling Machine Operator
  • Steel Checker
  • Straight Line Press Setter
  • Straight Pin Making Machine Operator
  • Stranding Machine Operator
  • Stretch Machine Operator
  • Stretcher-Leveler Operator
  • Strip Tank Tender
  • Sweep Press Operator
  • Tack Maker
  • Tank House Operator
  • Tank Riveter
  • Tank Tender
  • Tapper
  • Tensioning Machine Operator
  • Thermal Cutting Machine Operator
  • Thread Roller
  • Tin Recovery Worker
  • Tool Dresser
  • Tool Machine Setup Operator
  • Tool Setter
  • Torsion Spring Coiling Machine Setter
  • Trimmer
  • Trimmer Operator
  • Truer
  • Tube Cleaning Operator
  • Tubular Riveter
  • Twist Maker
  • Twisting Machine Operator
  • Type Rolling Machine Operator
  • Universal Winding Machine Operator
  • Wheelabrator Operator
  • Wire Bender
  • Wire Mesh Knitter
  • Wire Preparation Machine Tender
  • Wire Strander
  • Wire Stripping Machine Operator
  • Wire Weaver
  • Wire Weaving Loom Setter
  • Wire Winding Machine Operator
  • Wire Winding Machine Tender
  • Wire Worker
  • Zipper Machine Operator


  • production


    industry stats

    SOC: 51-0000

    Total Employed: 9,073,290

    Average Annual Salary: $36,220