Molding Machine Injection Operator Salary
The average Molding Machine Injection Operator in the United States earns approximately $12.03 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Molding Machine Injection Operators — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 68 percent of Molding Machine Injection Operators are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Molding Machine Injection Operator
- Install injection molds and set up machines to meet specifications.
- Record and document work activities, production levels, and product inspection results.
- Interpret blueprints to appropriately use and evaluate machines.
- Troubleshoot and evaluate machines, and perform minor repairs and maintenance.
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Pay by Experience Level for Molding Machine Injection Operator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Molding Machine Injection Operators, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $25K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $31K. On average, Molding Machine Injection Operators make $32K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $33K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.
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