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Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setter, Operator, or Tender? Read this first!

$46,390 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in Louisiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Work in Louisiana?

In 2018, there were 100 Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders working in the state.

There were 150 Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 210 Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders than average.

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Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, which is better than what is projected nationwide which is a decrease of 19.3%.

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Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 50 total jobs in 2026 for Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,300 annual jobs and 14,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders ranged from $20,150 to $62,580 with $46,390 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.69 to $30.09. The median hourly rate was $22.3.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $26.72 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $4.42.

The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top States for Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Employment

The table below shows the states where most Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Michigan 2,650 $49,270
California 2,110 $38,510
Texas 1,300 $38,330
Illinois 1,180 $39,760
Tennessee 1,100 $51,990
Pennsylvania 710 $45,370
New York 650 $43,370
Massachusetts 580 $50,130
Arizona 580 $45,510
New Jersey 540 $47,860
Virginia 460 $34,920
Missouri 440 $32,630
Oklahoma 320 $31,010
Oregon 320 $0
Iowa 270 $39,890
Indiana 230 $38,470
Connecticut 220 $51,340
Minnesota 200 $41,470
South Carolina 200 $31,160
Wisconsin 200 $42,340

Below are the states where Metal and Plastic Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Tennessee $51,990
Connecticut $51,340
Massachusetts $50,130
Michigan $49,270
Alabama $48,440
New Jersey $47,860
Ohio $46,750
Louisiana $46,390
Arizona $45,510
Pennsylvania $45,370

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