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Molding Machine Injection Operator Salary

Median pay for Molding Machine Injection Operators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $11.76 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $8.85 per hour and $17.20. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Male Molding Machine Injection Operators are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Job satisfaction for Molding Machine Injection Operators is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,245 - $42,541
(Median)
$19K
$30K
$43K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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$8.85 - $17.20
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$19,245 - $42,541  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,391  
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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$18,687 - $39,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $17.20  
   
Overtime
$12.34 - $24.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,391  
   
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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$18,687 - $39,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 247

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Molding Machine Injection Operator

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $23K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $32K. Molding Machine Injection Operators who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $31K.

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Experience Affects Molding Machine Injection Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 25%
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