Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers (all other): Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers (all other)
What They Do
All metal workers and plastic workers not listed separately.
Metal and plastic worker Salaries
- 2020 employment: 21,400
- May 2021 median annual wage: $36,990
Job Outlook for Metal and plastic workers
Projected employment change, 2020-30:
- Number of new jobs: -400
- Growth rate: -2 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Metal or plastic worker
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
Get the education you need: Find schools near you!
*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.