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Manufacturing

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.

Salary Breakdown

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Average

$34,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$24,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$36,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$48,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,370

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic


Top Expected Tasks

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Forging 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

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Control Precision


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