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Carton Forming Machine Operator Salary

$34,907 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$464

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Carton Forming Machine Operator is $34,907 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Carton Forming Machine Operator is between $26,669 and $41,656. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Tends machine that forms and glues flat blanks or continuous roll of paperboard into finished cartons for packing merchandise: adjusts forming bars to accommodate size of box to be shaped, using handtools.
  • Fills glue pots with adhesive and positions rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard.
  • Loads feeding magazine with blanks, or mounts roll of paper on machine standard and threads paper to feeding mechanism and starts machine.
  • Observes machine operation to detect malfunction.
  • May load machine with roll of waxed, parchment, or other paper used to line cartons.
  • May mount roll of metal strip to form cutting edge on cartons.
  • May stamp data with handstamp or attach automatic stamping device.
Carton Forming Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 97,960

Estimated population of Carton Forming Machine Operator jobs: 184

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,467
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Carton Forming Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Entry Level Machine Operator / Packer -All Shifts -Clearwater, MN
Oct 23
Clearwater, MN, USA
T.O. Plastics
... carton stacking. * Must have the ability to start and stop each inline machine * Must have the knowledge and experience to correct basic problems when forming parts. This includes adjusting heats ...
Metal Forming Machine Operator
Nov 4
Wickliffe, OH, USA
Universal Metal Products, Inc.
We utilize metal forming machines, including progressive die punch presses and fourslide/multislide equipment. Responsibilities will include: * Operating equipment * Diagnose/troubleshoot ...
Weld Set-up / Machine Operator
Nov 26
Berea, OH, USA
PrimeTime Personnel LLC
Qualified candidate will be responsible for setting up weld fixtures for welders and operating basic metal forming machines. Ability to read blueprints and work order routings preferred. Basic ...
Sewing Machine Operator - 4854136
Nov 16
Lawrenceburg, TN, USA
Automation Personnel Services
First Shift: 5:00 AM - 3:30 PM Monday - Thursday with some overtime on Fridays Pay Rate: $11.00 - $11.50 per hour Sewing Machine Operator Job Duties: - Sew pieces together forming cover sets of backs ...
Machine Operator - Roll-forming & Wire drawing
Oct 15
Brookpark, OH, USA
All In Staffing
Performs tasks that are required by Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's). * Operates wire forming ... Needs to be willing to run various pieces of equipment including wire forming machines, forklifts ...

The average pay for a Carton Forming Machine Operator is $34,907 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Carton Forming Machine Operator is between $26,669 and $41,656. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Entry Level Machine Operator / Packer -All Shifts -Clearwater, MN
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... carton stacking. * Must have the ability to start and stop each inline machine * Must have the knowledge and experience to correct basic problems when forming parts. This includes adjusting heats ...
Metal Forming Machine Operator
Nov 4
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We utilize metal forming machines, including progressive die punch presses and fourslide/multislide equipment. Responsibilities will include: * Operating equipment * Diagnose/troubleshoot ...
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