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Center Machine Operator Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$21,713 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Center Machine Operator is $21,713 a year and $10 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Center Machine Operator is between $19,239 and $25,270. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares machine that extrudes soft candy, such as fondant, to form centers of specified size and shape for bonbons and chocolates.
  • Inserts die plate in machine and tightens thumbscrews to secure plate.
  • Examines and feels candy for specified consistency.
  • Dumps candy into machine hopper.
  • Starts machine that automatically feeds candy through openings in die plate and cuts off and deposits formed pieces on conveyor, or moves control to force candy through openings in die plate and moves wires that cut extruded candy to specified thickness.
  • Weighs formed pieces at random to determine adherence to specifications.
  • Adjusts wire or knife that cuts extruded candy to specified dimensions.
  • When making cream centers to be coated with chocolate, may synchronize speed of center machine with enrobing machine.
  • May be designated by product formed.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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