Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Maryland Statewide

 

Production Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-4021 32,172
15.50
23,826
11.50
36,345
17.50
31,518
15.25
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-4022 26,372
12.75
22,105
10.75
28,505
13.75
22,930
11.00
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-40236032,024
15.50
26,712
12.75
34,679
16.75
32,371
15.50
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-403183030,972
15.00
19,310
9.25
36,802
17.75
30,289
14.50
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-40329036,662
17.50
22,424
10.75
43,781
21.00
33,175
16.00
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-403322034,228
16.50
21,464
10.25
40,611
19.50
33,600
16.25
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-403424044,585
21.50
33,134
16.00
50,309
24.25
44,875
21.50
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-403517040,481
19.50
28,597
13.75
46,423
22.25
39,180
18.75
Machinists51-40412,74047,131
22.75
33,184
16.00
54,103
26.00
46,714
22.50
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders51-4051 49,976
24.00
33,324
16.00
58,302
28.00
48,238
23.25
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic51-40612041,121
19.75
21,693
10.50
50,835
24.50
47,348
22.75
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-407247031,016
15.00
21,146
10.25
35,951
17.25
28,720
13.75
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-408146033,459
16.00
22,478
10.75
38,950
18.75
33,609
16.25
Tool and Die Makers51-411135046,632
22.50
30,700
14.75
54,598
26.25
45,270
21.75
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers51-41212,47046,278
22.25
29,669
14.25
54,582
26.25
42,804
20.50
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-412227042,788
20.50
29,517
14.25
49,424
23.75
39,726
19.00
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-4191 53,453
25.75
47,886
23.00
56,237
27.00
54,931
26.50
Lay-Out Workers, Metal and Plastic51-41923052,641
25.25
39,813
19.25
59,056
28.50
58,195
28.00
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-419321035,781
17.25
26,851
13.00
40,244
19.25
34,369
16.50
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners51-4194 32,940
15.75
19,038
9.25
39,891
19.25
29,676
14.25
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These wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2012

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of Workforce Information & Performance
Occupational Employment Statistics Program

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Last updated April 2013