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Candlemaker Salary
in Tampa, Florida

$36,660 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$532

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

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The average pay for a Candlemaker is $36,660 a year and $18 an hour in Tampa, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Candlemaker is between $27,598 and $44,195. 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 Tampa, Florida.

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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 Tampa, Florida, 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:
$42,499
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is on the west coast of Florida on Tampa Bay, near the Gulf of Mexico, and is the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area. The bay's port is the largest in the state, near downtown's Channel District. Bayshore Boulevard runs along the bay, and is east of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. Today, Tampa is part of the metropolitan area most commonly referred to as the "Tampa Bay Area". For U.S. Census purposes, Tampa is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The four-county area...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Candlemaker is $36,660 a year and $18 an hour in Tampa, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Candlemaker is between $27,598 and $44,195. 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 Tampa, Florida.

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