Career and Job Search Guide

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

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $8.67 $12.90 $19.87
  Annual Wage $18,000 $26,800 $41,300
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career 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".