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Baler Salary

$26,700 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$304

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Baler is $26,700 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Baler is between $21,051 and $31,156. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Tends automatic machine that bales rubber pellets: observes machine compressing, wrapping, and sealing rubber pellets into bales.
  • Reads meters to verify weights of bales.
  • Observes coating mechanism and distribution of dope, talc, or film on bales.
  • Removes wet bales from machines.
  • Examines metal detector and wrapping mechanism for defects.
  • Turns valves and presses button that resets baling operations when automatic controls malfunction.
  • May tend automatic machine that stacks bales on pallets for storage or shipment.
Baler Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 395,330

Estimated population of Baler jobs: 9,354

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$30,953
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Baler Job Listings for United States

Baler Operator
Dec 2
Concord, New Hampshire, USA
Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc
The Baler Operator reports to the Facilities & Operations Supervisor, or the Terminal Operations Manager. The Baler Operator is responsible for the set up, operation, and maintenance of the baler ...
Baler Operator
Oct 23
Hebron, KY, USA
Pratt Industries
Operates the Baler and Water Treatment plant. Ensures bales are tied as specified, or as necessary to load on the truck and move in good order to the assigned mill. Operates the water treatment plant ...
Baler Operator
Nov 12
Wapakoneta, OH, USA
Pratt Industries
To Apply: visit pratthrcentral.com and click Wapakoneta Corrugator under State & Location SUMMARY Responsible for all activities associated with safely running the baler including operation, cleanup ...
Baler Lead Operator - 2nd Shift
Oct 31
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Bata Plastics, Inc.
A growth oriented manufacturer is seeking talented Baler Lead Operator to join our team on 3rd Shift. This position functions as a leader, directly accountable for production output and quality of ...
Baler
Dec 3
McAllen, TX, USA
Link Staffing Services
SUMMARY OF THE JOB Tends automatic machine that bales Leno bags in preparation for shipment. Observes machine, compressing, wrapping, and sealing process to ensure quality. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Turns ...

The average pay for a Baler is $26,700 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Baler is between $21,051 and $31,156. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Operates the Baler and Water Treatment plant. Ensures bales are tied as specified, or as necessary to load on the truck and move in good order to the assigned mill. Operates the water treatment plant ...
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