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Cutting Machine Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$26,023 (USD)

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Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cutting Machine Operator is $26,023 a year and $13 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Cutting Machine Operator is between $20,252 and $30,683. 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 Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Nebraska, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Cutting Machine Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Machine Operator
Feb 8
Columbus, NE, USA
Machine operators are needed for Columbus, Nebraska Set-up and operate molding machines in accordance with standard procedures. Maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and housekeeping in ...
Machine Operator
Jan 10
Wakefield, NE, USA
Michael Foods
... copy of original checklist of operator level I) * Follows all LOTO for safe operation ... Knows and understands the adjustments needed for air flow, solids, scales, machines, agglomerated ...
Machine Operator
Dec 10
Omaha, NE, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Duties will include machine operation, pooling, packaging and palletizing. Qualified candidates must be able to lift up to 50 lbs regularly as well as clean and organize areas of the warehouse. First ...
Production Support (A)
Jan 2
Seward, NE, USA
KapStone Paper and Packaging
All Production Support positions start at entry level, assisting machine operators and various ... Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. to retrieve cutting dies, printing plated, ink buckets and ...
Maintenance Engineer
Feb 14
Nebraska City, NE, USA
Allied Reliability
Establishing equipment operating parameters and working with engineering and operations groups to ... Detailed machinery maintenance experience working with machinery in cutting, forming, conveying ...
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