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Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-9124) in Bridgeport-Stamford Labor Market Area
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Bridgeport-Stamford LMA (1Q 2023)
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Estimated employment250
Mean wage$27.48
Entry wage$17.65
10th percentile wage$17.13
50th percentile wage$23.98
90th percentile wage$46.15
 Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing11042.9%
Repair and Maintenance5021.9%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing4014.8%
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing105.3%
 Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing40$51.07
Repair and Maintenance50$33.14
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing110$20.13
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing10$19.39
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders (51-9124)
Set up, operate, or tend spraying or rolling machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Includes painters of transportation vehicles such as painters in auto body repair facilities. Excludes Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (51-4193).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational GroupDifference
Current  $23.98 $23.09 $0.89
YearThis OccupationCompared to All OccupationsDifference
Current  $23.98 $28.00 -$4.02
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2023
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
Danbury $30.49  30    
Waterbury $24.22  80    
Bridgeport-Stamford $23.98  250    
New Haven $23.84  190    
Norwich-New London $23.48  50  
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
Hartford $23.22  400    
Bridgeport-Stamford $23.98  250    
New Haven $23.84  190    
Waterbury $24.22  80    
Norwich-New London $23.48  50    
Wages in other areas
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