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Break & Load Operator Salary

$35,906 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Break & Load Operator is $35,906 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Break & Load Operator is between $27,322 and $42,993. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends machine that breaks resistor plates along previously scored lines and loads resistors into magazines for further processing: attaches guides of specified size to track on machine that feeds resistors into magazine, using allen wrench.
  • Snaps magazine onto machine.
  • Breaks scrap edges from plates.
  • Places plates into feed mechanism of machine and starts machine that automatically breaks plates into columns of resistors which slide down track.
  • Taps column of resistors at bottom of track, using plastic rod, to break column into single resistors that fall into magazine.
  • Clears machine jams, using plastic rod or tweezers.
  • Breaks plates by hand to remove premarked, defective resistors.
  • Fills out job order and production report.
  • Cleans machine and work station, using brush.
  • Carries magazines to storage room and picks up box of plates for next work order.
Break & Load Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Break & Load Operator jobs: 12

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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Garden Grove, CA, USA
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