Manufacturing

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend spraying or rolling machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials.

Salary Breakdown

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Average

$43,590

ANNUAL

$20.96

HOURLY

Entry Level

$29,280

ANNUAL

$14.08

HOURLY

Mid Level

$41,070

ANNUAL

$19.74

HOURLY

Expert Level

$59,720

ANNUAL

$28.71

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9,900

Projected job openings through 2030


Sample Career Roadmap

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


Top Expected Tasks

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

SKILL

Operations Monitoring

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Equipment Maintenance

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Visual Color Discrimination

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity


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