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Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setter and Operator Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $8.67 $12.90 $19.87
  Annual $18,000 $26,800 $41,300
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products including food, glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Exclude “Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic” and “Painters, Transportation Equipment”.