Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tender Career

Job Description: Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials.


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Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tender Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$34,460

Median Hourly Wage

$16.57*

Total Employed Nationally

85,760


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.