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Compression Molding Machine Tender Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$37,195 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$554

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 27, 2020

The average pay for a Compression Molding Machine Tender is $37,195 a year and $18 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Compression Molding Machine Tender is between $28,115 and $44,726. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends compression-molding machines that mold thermosetting plastics into products, such as automobile heater housings, ashtrays, buttons, electronic parts, plastic panels, and dishes.
  • Dumps specified amount of plastic powders or pellets into hopper of machine, or positions pellets or sausage-shaped plastics in mold installed on machine.
  • Starts machine that compresses plastic into mold under heat and pressure, and allows plastic to set for specified time.
  • Removes product from mold and cleans mold, hopper, and bed of machine, using air hose and hand tools.
  • May place plastics material on hot grid or in oven to soften it prior to molding.
  • May weigh prescribed amount of material for molding.
  • May place plastic sheet into machine fixture to fabricate buttons.
Compression Molding Machine Tender Job Prevalence in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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

Job family population: 164,110

Estimated population of Compression Molding Machine Tender jobs: 5,307

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$43,120
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: New Orleans (, locally ; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. Serving as a major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Compression Molding Machine Tender is $37,195 a year and $18 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Compression Molding Machine Tender is between $28,115 and $44,726. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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