Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (51-4035)

Set up, operate, or tend milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 25 31 24 1 2 4
United States 19800 15700 0.0 600 1200 1400
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 21.60 13.59 16.51 20.74 25.25 30.84

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.