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
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers51-400010,500
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic51-40111,08042,354
20.25
30,660
14.75
48,199
23.25
42,079
20.25
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal a51-401215051,233
24.75
35,880
17.25
58,911
28.25
52,746
25.25
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-4021 32,622
15.75
24,032
11.50
36,918
17.75
32,445
15.50
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-402211033,780
16.25
22,784
11.00
39,278
19.00
32,626
15.75
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-4023 44,019
21.25
31,504
15.25
50,276
24.25
38,753
18.75
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-403161035,394
17.00
24,205
11.75
40,988
19.75
34,861
16.75
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-40328037,431
18.00
23,535
11.25
44,378
21.25
33,568
16.25
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-403323033,250
16.00
21,557
10.25
39,097
18.75
32,725
15.75
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-40348041,732
20.00
31,583
15.25
46,807
22.50
42,036
20.25
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-403511039,189
18.75
26,889
13.00
45,340
21.75
36,724
17.75
Machinists51-40412,60047,310
22.75
32,629
15.75
54,650
26.25
46,855
22.50
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders51-40516046,423
22.25
30,717
14.75
54,277
26.00
43,931
21.00
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-407258030,212
14.50
21,056
10.00
34,789
16.75
28,021
13.50
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-408171035,825
17.25
23,089
11.00
42,193
20.25
36,195
17.50
Tool and Die Makers51-411137050,866
24.50
36,118
17.25
58,241
28.00
49,422
23.75
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers51-41212,26046,586
22.50
31,199
15.00
54,281
26.00
43,359
20.75
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders51-412225035,976
17.25
23,619
11.25
42,155
20.25
36,200
17.50
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic51-4192 47,306
22.75
36,354
17.50
52,781
25.50
45,897
22.00
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic51-419332035,079
16.75
25,957
12.50
39,640
19.00
33,763
16.25
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The 2013 wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2013. The current wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through March 2014

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

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Last updated April 2014