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What You Need to Know About Metal and Plastic Worker

Position Description All metal workers and plastic workers not listed separately.

Other Metal & Plastic Worker Job Titles

  • Bradder
  • Semiconductor Bonder
  • Scale Assembly Set-Up Worker
  • Press Operator
  • Rivet Catcher

Job Outlook for Metal and Plastic Workers

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 23,000 jobs in the United States for Metal and Plastic Worker. There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Metal and Plastic Worker. There will be an estimated 2,200 positions for Metal & Plastic Worker per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Metal and Plastic Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Metal & Plastic Worker are Utah, Georgia, and Nevada. Watch out if you plan on working in New Hampshire, Missouri, or Rhode Island. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Do Metal and Plastic Workers Make A Lot Of Money?

Metal and Plastic Workers make between $23,040 and $57,950 a year.

Salary Ranges for Metal and Plastic Workers

Metal and Plastic Workers who work in Montana, Hawaii, or Georgia, make the highest salaries.

How much do Metal and Plastic Workers make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $40,080
Arizona $40,130
California $43,120
Colorado $36,030
Connecticut $40,300
Florida $34,660
Georgia $49,760
Hawaii $53,020
Idaho $34,660
Illinois $39,990
Indiana $34,850
Iowa $40,090
Kansas $33,460
Kentucky $35,410
Louisiana $33,610
Maryland $38,450
Massachusetts $39,310
Michigan $37,040
Minnesota $44,260
Mississippi $38,480
Missouri $28,330
Montana $49,640
Nebraska $38,110
Nevada $35,240
New Hampshire $36,800
New Jersey $34,930
New Mexico $31,530
New York $43,180
North Carolina $42,490
North Dakota $36,400
Ohio $35,290
Oklahoma $38,240
Oregon $36,650
Pennsylvania $41,320
Rhode Island $36,570
South Carolina $39,320
Tennessee $35,150
Texas $40,590
Utah $34,070
Virginia $39,330
Washington $40,550
Wisconsin $38,030

Where Metal and Plastic Workers Are Employed

Metal & Plastic Worker Sectors

Below are examples of industries where Metal and Plastic Workers work:

Metal & Plastic Worker Industries


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