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Cutting Machine Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$25,815 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$354

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cutting Machine Operator is $25,815 a year and $12 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Cutting Machine Operator is between $20,091 and $30,438. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Cutting Machine 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

Description:
  • Tends machine equipped with electric knife or rotary shear that cuts cloth into specified lengths and folds lengths for use in making bags: places roll of cloth on brackets of machine and threads cloth between feed rollers or sews cloth to leader in machine, using portable sewing machine.
  • Cuts cloth, using either of following methods: (1) moves slotted bar specified distance from folding bar to obtain length of cut and tightens setscrew to secure bar.
  • Starts machine that moves cloth over slotted bar.
  • Pushes electric knife along slot to cut cloth into lengths. (2) changes gears of machine, using wrenches, or turns dial to set feeding speed of machine that controls length of cut.
  • Starts machine that automatically cuts cloth into lengths, folds lengths, and deposits folded cloth on catch-bar of machine.
  • Periodically removes folded cloth accumulated on catch-bar and stacks cloth on handtruck.
  • Measures cloth lengths, using rule.
  • Records yardage cut.
  • May be designated according to type of bag cut as cotton-bag-cutting-machine operator; jute-bag-cutting-machine operator; waterproof-bag-cutting-machine operator.
Cutting Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 14,150

Estimated population of Cutting Machine Operator jobs: 993

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,927
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Cutting Machine Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Machine Operator II - (1st Shift)
Feb 25
Birmingham, AL, USA
NCP Solutions
Operates manufacturing machines such as inserters, folders, stitchers, cutters, bursters, postage ... Assists other machine operators to set up machine, and stack, mark, pack, and transport finished ...
Machine Operator 2nd Shift (3pm - 11:30pm)
Jan 31
Birmingham, AL, USA
NCP Solutions
Operates manufacturing machines such as inserters, folders, stitchers, cutters, bursters, postage ... Assists other machine operators to set up machine, and stack, mark, pack, and transport finished ...
Plasma Machine Operator - 4376131
Jan 9
Alabaster, AL, USA
Automation Personnel Services
Sets up and operates Plasma Cutting machine. Ability to cut metal plates and structural shapes to ... Maintain records of operating data. Maintains production record of parts and jobs fabricated as ...
Platen Die Cutting Operator
Feb 15
Monroeville, AL, USA
Sterling Packaging, LLC
Operates the Platen Die-Cutting machine. Sets Up the machine, Make Ready Steel Rule Die in the Platen, Operates the Machine, Die-Cut the creases/folds and cuts of the sheet to form the shape of the ...
Machinist / CNC Mill Operator
Feb 26
Anniston, AL, USA
Elwood Staffing
Lathe Machinist / CNC Mill Operator * 1st shift Monday - Thursday 10 hours and Friday 8 hour shift ... Assembles cutting tools in tool holders and positions tool holders in machine spindles as specified ...
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