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

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.32
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.28 $22.03 $25.82
Minnesota
$19.36 $23.32 $27.50
Central Minnesota
$20.24 $24.90 $32.67
Northeast Minnesota
$21.03 $27.55 $31.66
Northwest Minnesota
$18.22 $21.31 $26.33
Southeast Minnesota
$18.54 $19.47 $24.25
Southwest Minnesota
$18.23 $22.90 $25.52
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.74 $23.73 $28.42

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 3,570 workers employed in this small career.

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 4,527 new Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 143,400 154,200 10,800 7.5%
Minnesota 4,281 4,464 183 4.3%
Southwest Minnesota 277 292 15 5.4%
Central Minnesota 868 877 9 1%
Northeast Minnesota 116 118 2 1.7%
Northwest Minnesota 494 520 26 5.3%
Southeast Minnesota 426 449 23 5.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,103 2,220 117 5.6%


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