Batch Mixer Salary
The average pay for a Batch Mixer is $14.49 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
|Salary||$30,410 - $59,180|
|Bonus||$148.99 - $8,054|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$21,940 - $47,571|
|Hourly Rate||$10.06 - $20.53|
|Overtime||$15.12 - $30.72|
|Bonus||$148.99 - $8,054|
|Total Pay (||$21,940 - $47,571|
Job Description for Batch Mixer
A batch mixer is an employee who carefully measures and adds ingredients to a large mix to create a useful, large-scale batch of material to be worked with. Batch mixers can typically be found working in commercial bakeries and food manufacturing plants. Construction crews, however, also call their employees who mix concretes, grouts, and epoxies batch mixers. While the applications are certainly very different, the actual job executions can be quite similar.Read More...
For a batch mixer working in a commercial bakery, the job requirements involve having an extremely detail-oriented approach to things. The recipes for various types of dough and other food-prep staples are very precise. The batch mixer must not only be able to adhere exactly to all recipe ingredients and the way they are folded into the batch. They also may be required to adjust amounts for batches created at various sizes. The batch mixer must be able to calculate ingredients in detail, while also understanding the limitations certain recipes have related to inflating or reducing the amount required.
To work as a batch mixer, a person typically must only have a high school diploma. For batch mixers in commercial baking and food preparation, prior experience in the field and demonstrated competency with detail-oriented tasks is a must. For those in construction fields, practical experience in working with mixed materials is the usual track. Batch mixers in bakeries tend to work very early mornings during the week, although shift work can be common. For construction workers, the employment can be seasonal, and during these periods, they work regular business hours on job sites.
Batch Mixer Tasks
- Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, or products to ensure conformance to requirements.
- Mix or blend materials, ingredients, or products by starting machines and mixing for specified times.
- Observe production or monitor equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
- Compound or process ingredients or dyes, according to formulas.
Pay by Experience Level for Batch Mixer
Pay by Experience for a Batch Mixer has a positive trend. An entry-level Batch Mixer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Batch Mixer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Batch Mixer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 33 salaries. A Batch Mixer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 19 salaries.
Key Stats for Batch Mixer
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