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Cold Molding Press Operator Salary

$39,040 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

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The average pay for a Cold Molding Press Operator is $39,040 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cold Molding Press Operator is between $29,469 and $46,984. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Prepares and operates compression molding machines to mold products according to specifications.
  • Installs dies on press, using clamps, bolts, and hand tools, and coats dies with parting agents, according to work order.
  • Alters thermostat to regulate temperature of dies.
Cold Molding Press Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 154,860

Estimated population of Cold Molding Press Operator jobs: 18,182

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Cold Molding Press Operator Job Listings for United States

Press Operators / Plastic Injection Molding / all shifts (2/3 pref)
Apr 18
Jonesville, MI, USA
Techniplas, LLC
Operators work under close supervision, and are responsible for all press operation requirements as directed. You will operate injection molding press machines with an overall objective to produce a ...
Punch Press Operator
Jun 17
City of Industry, CA, USA
Pathway Group
Pathway Group (Recruitment firm in Irvine) is looking for an experienced Punch Press Operator for ... Experience with sheet metal (cold rolled, stainless steel and aluminum) * Forklift experience is a ...
Press Operator
May 30
Abilene, TX, USA
Advantage Resourcing
The Press Operators will be responsible for performing press set up, positioning rubber extrusion rolls into conveyor and press, stripping tread from mold and removing from press, operating trimmer ...
Press Operator
Jun 14
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Scan-Pac Mfg
Press Operators are responsible for operating molding presses to produce completed friction parts for industries such as ski lifts, trains, planes, and agricultural parts to just name a few. This is ...
Plastic Injection Press Operator
Jun 19
Anoka, MN, USA
Atlas Staffing
Operating plastic injection molding press. Inspecting parts, clipping, shaving, wiping part and packaging them. Requirement: * Must be able to stand, bend, twist, and lift up to 30 - 50 lbs. * Must ...
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