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Card Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$20,509 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Card Operator is $20,509 a year and $10 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Card Operator is between $16,420 and $23,639. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Card Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends carding machines that open, clean, and align cotton, asbestos, or other fibers, and convert laps ii of fibers into sliver: feeds loose fibers onto feeder apron or into hopper of machine, or mounts lap of fiber on bracket at feed end of machine and threads end of lap through feeder rollers or attaches end to lap in machine by pinching ends together with fingers.
  • Patrols work area and observes machine operation to detect exhausting fiber or lap supply, machine malfunctions, sliver or lap breaks, and full cans of sliver at discharge end of machine.
  • Pieces up broken sliver by rolling and twisting ends with fingers.
  • Cleans machine, using brush, waste, and airhose.
  • Replaces full cans of sliver with empty cans.
  • May oil machine.
  • May truck laps from picker room and hang laps on stands of machines.
  • May tend machines that produce sliver from raw stock.
  • May strip cards card stripper.
Card Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

Job family population: 14,610

Estimated population of Card Operator jobs: 26

Rate of error: 8.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Skills data not available for this job

Card Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Friction Crane Operator
Feb 27
Mobile, AL, USA
Performance Personnel Services of Mobile
Friction Crane Operator needed ... TWIC Card Required, Full Time hours with Overtime Apply in person Monday - Friday 8am-2pm at 881 ...
Seasonal - Ready Mix Plant Operator / Batch Plant Operator
Mar 8
Montgomery, AL, USA
Knife River Corporation - North Dakota division
Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record ... and operated. We are committed to our values and proud of our American heritage
Hydrovac Operator
Feb 27
Birmingham, AL, USA
OSHA10 safety card certification is required. (If applicant does not hold an OSHA10 certification ... Must be willing to work flexible hours. (Due to client schedule, our operators may not work every ...
Mar 19
Northport, AL, USA
Popeyes - Operated by PAP, LLC
... card reader or cash register, calculating change accurately and quickly as required. - Work ... As of December 26, 2010, Popeyes had 1,977 operating restaurants in the United States, Guam, Puerto ...
Heavy Equipment Operator
Feb 8
Mobile, AL, USA
... card or birth certificate - Must be able to pass a drug screen and back ground check. Pay Rate- $18 an hour - 60 plus hours a week IF THIS IS YOU PLEASE APPLY AND LETS GO MAKE SOME MONEY
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