Molding Machine Injection Operator Salary

Earnings for Molding Machine Injection Operators in the United States come in at around $12.33 per hour on average. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Molding Machine Injection Operators who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 63 percent. Although more than half have medical coverage and just over a half have dental coverage, slightly less than a third claim no health benefits at all. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$20,000 - $104,000
$39K
MEDIAN: $39,305
50%

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$9.80 - $18.28
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $12.46
10%
50%
90%

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$0$104K
Salary $39,305
Bonus $-0.50 - $2,909
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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$20,414 - $41,171
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.80 - $18.28
Overtime $14.89 - $24.33
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $-0.50 - $2,909
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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$20,414 - $41,171
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

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.

Common Career Paths for Molding Machine Injection Operator


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Many Molding Machine Injection Operators move into an Injection Molding Technician role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $39K per year.

Molding Machine Injection Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Molding Machine Injection Operator

Pay by Experience for a Molding Machine Injection Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Molding Machine Injection Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Molding Machine Injection Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Molding Machine Injection Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 29 salaries. A Molding Machine Injection Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 11 salaries.

Molding Machine Injection Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Molding Machine Injection Operator?

Molding Machine Injection Operator in Libertyville:
Pros: The people I work with and the fun time.
Cons: The supervisor will stab u in the back, makes everything look great but isnt, doesnt do anything but try to make everyone leave.

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Key Stats for Molding Machine Injection Operator

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Molding Machine Injection Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$28,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Molding Machine Injection Operator Salaries

Plastic Molding
▲6%

National Average
$28,000


Machine Operation
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 27%