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Plastics Products Manufacturing Workers


Plastics products manufacturing workers mold, cast, and assemble products made of plastics materials. The objects they make include dishes, signs, toys, insulation, appliance parts, automobile parts, combs, gears, bearings, and many others. There are approximately 60,140 molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, tenders, and operators employed in the plastics products manufacturing industry. 

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits


Hands On


Career Ladder
Production Supervisor or Plastics Engineer

Model Maker

Process Technician-Plastics

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