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Candlemaker Salary
in Denver, Colorado

$41,060 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$595

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Candlemaker is $41,060 a year and $20 an hour in Denver, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Candlemaker is between $30,911 and $49,499. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Candlemaker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Denver, Colorado.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Forms candles according to one of following methods: (1) strings wicks through notches or rings of dipping frame, according to length of candle to be formed.
  • Dips wicks manually or with aid of motorized mechanism into vat of molten wax mixture to build up candles to specified circumference.
  • Cuts or trims candles to specified sizes, using knife or hand die.
  • Grades candles according to type, color, and size. (2) inserts wick through center of molds and attaches ends to racks.
  • Pours molten wax mixture into molds, using container, or opens valves to admit wax into molds.
  • Adjusts steam and coolant valves to maintain prescribed thermometer reading in mold.
  • Turns handcrank of ejection mechanism to release candles from molds into rack after specified time.
  • Scrapes remaining wax from molds, using handtools.
  • May record production data, such as name, color, and quantity of candles.
  • May add color ingredients to molten wax, according to specifications.
Candlemaker Job Prevalence in Denver, Colorado, United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 76,120

Estimated population of Candlemaker jobs: 95

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,600
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Denver (), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory, and it is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Candlemaker is $41,060 a year and $20 an hour in Denver, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Candlemaker is between $30,911 and $49,499. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Candlemaker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Denver, Colorado.

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