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Manufacturing

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines, such as glass forming machines, plodder machines, and tuber machines, to shape and form products, such as glassware, food, rubber, soap, brick, tile, clay, wax, tobacco, or cosmetics.

Salary Breakdown

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Average

$35,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$21,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$36,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$51,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,740

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Perceptual Speed

ABILITY

Rate Control

ABILITY

Reaction Time

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity


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