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Candlemaker Salary
in Salt Lake City, Utah

$37,587 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$545

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

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The average pay for a Candlemaker is $37,587 a year and $18 an hour in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The average salary range for a Candlemaker is between $28,296 and $45,312. 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 Salt Lake City, Utah.

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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 Salt Lake City, Utah, 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:
$43,574
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah, and county seat of Salt Lake County. With an estimated population of 190,884 in 2014, the city is the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a population of 1,153,340 (2014 estimate). Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Provo Combined Statistical Area, a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along a 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a population of...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Candlemaker is $37,587 a year and $18 an hour in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The average salary range for a Candlemaker is between $28,296 and $45,312. 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 Salt Lake City, Utah.

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