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Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic - What They Do


Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic can expect to earn an average of $35,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic will see moderate growth within their industry. They should experience a 0.3% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.0% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 7.6%.

Academic Programs of Interest

Heavy Equipment Operator
The Heavy Equipment Operator Program teaches students how to operate heavy machinery such as heavy articulating rock trucks, loaders, excavators, backhoes, dozers and graders. These machines are used universally for all manner of heavy construction, earth moving, road building, mining, forestry, mega ...more
Tool and Die Maker
The Tool and Die Maker Program teaches students how to make, repair and test dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges and special hand tools by laying out, setting-up, machining, fitting and finishing metal stock and castings.. A student can usually complete the Tool and Die Maker Program within ...more