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Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes.

Salary Breakdown

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Average

$34,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$21,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$35,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$50,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4,600

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

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

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Reaction Time

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


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