Molding Machine Injection Operator Salary

Median pay for Molding Machine Injection Operators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $11.84 per hour. Compensation ranges from $8.87 per hour on the lower end to $17.03 on the higher end. While approximately one-fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. There are more male Molding Machine Injection Operators than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 68 percent. Work is enjoyable for Molding Machine Injection Operators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$19,373 - $41,977

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$8.87 - $17.03

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,373 - $41,977  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,437  
Total Pay (?
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$18,748 - $38,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.87 - $17.03  
   
Overtime
$12.39 - $24.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,437  
   
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).
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$18,748 - $38,729  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260
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Job Description for Molding Machine Injection Operator

  • Interpret blueprints to appropriately use and evaluate machines.
  • Troubleshoot and evaluate machines, and perform minor repairs and maintenance.
  • Install injection molds and set up machines to meet specifications.
  • Record and document work activities, production levels, and product inspection results.

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Molding Machine Injection Operators note just a narrow range of job skills. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Machine Operation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Machine Operation.

Pay by Experience Level for Molding Machine Injection Operator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $23K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $32K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $31K.

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Experience Affects Molding Machine Injection Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Molding Machine Injection Operator Salaries


National Average
$26,000

Machine Operation
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 24%
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