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Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces.

Salary Breakdown

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Average

$32,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$21,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$33,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$46,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

190

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Milling and Planing 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

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression


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