Career Profiles and Employment Projections
- Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
What Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders Do
Set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products.
Paper goods machine setter, operator, and tender Salaries
- 2014 employment: 91,900
- May 2015 median annual wage: $35,710
Job Outlook for Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -9,900
- Growth rate: -11 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Paper goods machine setter, operator, or tender
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
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.