Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic


Set up, operate, or tend more than one type of cutting or forming machine tool or robot.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Electrical Industrial Apparatus
  2. Miscellaneous Plastics Products, Nec
  3. Motor Vehicles And Equipment
  4. Household Furniture

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,920 12.04 9.12 13.50 25,040 18,960 28,090
St Louis MSA 1,000 12.59 9.24 14.26 26,180 19,210 29,660
Kansas City* 290 13.58 10.70 15.02 28,248 22,254 31,245
Central Region* 90 11.97 9.67 13.13 24,903 20,108 27,300
Southwest Region* 330 11.20 9.43 12.08 23,296 19,614 25,137
St. Charles* 80 13.97 9.89 16.01 29,057 20,565 33,303
St. Louis City* 100 13.02 9.54 14.75 27,071 19,851 30,681
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 120 11.07 8.39 12.41 23,028 17,450 25,818

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,000 2,230 230 11.50 53 Great
Kansas City MSA 590 620 30 5.08 12 Good
St Louis MSA 880 910 30 3.41 17 Good
Central Region* 50 60 10 20.00 2 Caution
Northeast Region* 170 170 .00 3 Fair
Ozark Region* 160 140 -20 -12.50 3 Fair
Southwest Region* 210 220 10 4.76 4 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months)