Average Molding Machine Operator Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Molding Machine Operator is $13.56.
MEDIAN $13.56
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $19
$99 - $8,109
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,251
Total Pay
$21,295 - $42,753

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Career Paths

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Molding Machine Operator
Injection Molding Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Molding Machine Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Machine Learning and Tools are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Plastic Molding.

Pay by Experience Level for Molding Machine Operator

An entry-level Molding Machine Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.44 based on 44 salaries. An early career Molding Machine Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.33 based on 93 salaries. A mid-career Molding Machine Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Molding Machine Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.61 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.

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Years of Experience

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