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

Metal and plastic machine workers set up and operate machines that cut, shape, and form metal and plastic materials or pieces.

$38,650

Median US Salary

None

Minimum education requirement

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

Currently employed

18,300

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

-9%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

Declining

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Tennessee $54,090

Colorado $44,520

Virginia $43,270

Pennsylvania $43,150

Indiana $42,860

Minnesota $42,530

New York $41,870

Alabama $41,790

Illinois $38,710

Ohio $38,670

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Maxxing your 401k as Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

49.2%

Per paycheck

$731.38

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $1,486.54
Pre Tax Retirement $731.38
Before Taxes $755.16
Taxes $226.55
Take Home $528.61

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