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Metal and Plastic Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Operator Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $8.12 $12.29 $19.36
  Annual $16,900 $25,600 $40,300
  • “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

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products.