Metal and Plastic Machine Workers - What They Do

Once employed, Metal and Plastic Machine Workers can expect to earn an average of $45,000.00 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Metal and Plastic Machine Workers will see a moderate decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -2.0%.

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