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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southeast Minnesota 8019$18.93/hr$13.72/hr$15.20/hr$18.22/hr$22.82/hr$25.66/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing800$18.27/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
InformationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details 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.