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 5011$17.59/hr$13.24/hr$15.13/hr$17.81/hr$19.79/hr$22.56/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing800$18.27/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
InformationN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/A$18.77/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$14.25/hr-16.4%
Northwest Balance of State 30$17.65/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 30$14.09/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$17.81/hr4.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 70$20.90/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 80$18.22/hr3.5%
Southwest Balance of State 80$17.63/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 80$18.80/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 150$17.91/hr-2.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 430$18.66/hr-14.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 460$18.44/hrN/A
Minnesota 820$18.20/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.