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Metal Pourers and Casters in Illinois

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-16% Jobs Projection
$46,280 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

While jobs for Metal Pourers and Casters in Illinois are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Metal Pourers and Casters in Illinois is expected to decrease.

  • Metal Pourers and Casters in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Metal Pourers and Casters Work in Illinois?

In Illinois, there were 490 people working as Metal Pourers and Casters in the year 2018.

There were 510 Metal Pourers and Casters employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Metal Pourers and Casters in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 220 Metal Pourers and Casters working in it, which means Illinois has more Metal Pourers and Casters than average.

Metal Pourers and Casters in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Metal Pourers and Casters in this state are declining at a rate of 16.1% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Metal Pourers and Casters: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 260 total jobs in 2026 for Metal Pourers and Casters in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 500 annual jobs and 6,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Metal Pourers and Casters Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Metal Pourers and Casters ranged from $29,380 to $73,250 with $46,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.12 to $35.21. The median hourly rate was $22.25.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.03 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.78.

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

Metal Pourers and Casters Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Metal Pourers and Casters

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Metal Pourers and Casters.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 390 $44,920
St. Louis, MO-IL 240 $39,880
Peoria, IL 50 $49,770

Top States for Metal Pourers and Casters Employment

The table below shows the states where most Metal Pourers and Casters work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Pennsylvania 1,110 $37,840
Ohio 610 $32,020
Indiana 600 $34,170
Illinois 490 $46,280
California 430 $31,090
Texas 400 $37,720
Alabama 320 $47,430
Kentucky 290 $42,540
Minnesota 270 $35,340
New York 260 $48,100
Iowa 250 $38,710
Missouri 220 $35,890
South Carolina 110 $50,740
Oregon 110 $39,120
New Jersey 90 $33,830
Tennessee 80 $43,710
North Carolina 80 $35,910
Georgia 80 $35,590
Arkansas 80 $42,650
Colorado 60 $37,180

Below are the states where Metal Pourers and Casters get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
South Carolina $50,740
New York $48,100
Alabama $47,430
Illinois $46,280
Tennessee $43,710
Arkansas $42,650
Kentucky $42,540
Oregon $39,120
Iowa $38,710
Michigan $38,070

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