Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products including food, glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Exclude 'Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' (51-4193) and 'Painters, Transportation Equipment' (51-9122).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Motor Vehicles And Equipment
  2. Metal Services, Nec
  3. Miscellaneous Plastics Products, Nec
  4. Electronic Components And Accessories

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 2,040 14.27 9.07 16.87 29,680 18,870 35,090
Joplin MSA 90 11.95 8.43 13.71 24,850 17,530 28,510
St Joseph MSA 20 13.38 10.77 14.68 27,830 22,400 30,540
Springfield MSA 210 12.27 9.53 13.64 25,520 19,820 28,380
St Louis MSA 640 13.92 8.98 16.39 28,950 18,670 34,080
Central Region* 330 12.14 8.54 13.93 25,245 17,767 28,984
Northeast Region* 60 11.66 9.67 12.66 24,263 20,110 26,339
Northwest Region* 60 12.16 8.39 14.05 25,297 17,460 29,216
Ozark Region* 220 12.14 9.47 13.47 25,246 19,697 28,020
South Central Region* 40 9.89 7.88 10.90 20,580 16,395 22,673
Southwest Region* 190 12.99 9.14 14.91 27,009 19,010 31,009
St. Charles* 30 10.89 9.18 11.74 22,646 19,104 24,417
St. Louis City* 60 11.09 8.94 12.16 23,066 18,601 25,299
St. Louis County* 330 15.88 8.94 19.36 33,039 18,599 40,259
West Central Region* 180 13.70 10.07 15.52 28,499 20,953 32,271
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 50 12.41 9.90 13.66 25,811 20,599 28,417

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,400 2,610 210 8.75 75 Great
Kansas City MSA 610 630 20 3.28 16 Good
St Louis MSA 700 700 .00 17 Good
Central Region* 340 330 -10 -2.94 8 Fair
Northeast Region* 80 80 .00 2 Good
Northwest Region* 50 50 .00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 270 280 10 3.70 7 Great
South Central Region* 60 60 .00 2 Caution
Southeast Region* 220 160 -60 -27.27 5 Fair
Southwest Region* 270 280 10 3.70 7 Great

* - 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)