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Manufacturing

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, milling and engraving machines, and jig borers to make working models of metal or plastic objects.

Salary Breakdown

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

Average

$40,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$25,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$43,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$61,000

ANNUAL


Top Expected Tasks

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

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

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Visualization

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Reaction Time

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


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