Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

53-7063 Machine Feeders and Offbearers



Feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 6010$17.63/hr$14.02/hr$16.05/hr$17.81/hr$19.59/hr$21.20/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing1,170$18.42/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/A$15.68/hr
InformationN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/A$16.79/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State 30$17.77/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 50$16.79/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$16.48/hr-16.4%
Northwest Minnesota 60$17.81/hr4.8%
Southwest Balance of State 80$17.57/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 90$18.56/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 100$18.84/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 110$17.71/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 190$17.96/hr-2.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 720$18.67/hr-14.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 750$18.64/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,220$18.33/hr-2.8%




  • Inspect materials and products for defects, and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Fasten, package, or stack materials and products, using hand tools and fastening equipment.
  • Clean and maintain machinery, equipment, and work areas to ensure proper functioning and safe working conditions.
  • Identify and mark materials, products, and samples, following instructions.
  • Weigh or measure materials or products to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Record production and operational data, such as amount of materials processed.
  • Transfer materials and products to and from machinery and equipment, using industrial trucks or hand trucks.
  • Load materials and products into machines and equipment, or onto conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
  • Record production and operational data, such as amount of materials processed.
  • Transfer materials and products to and from machinery and equipment, using industrial trucks or hand trucks.