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Dairy Processing Operator Salary

$46,391 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$724

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dairy Processing Operator is $46,391 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dairy Processing Operator is between $34,405 and $56,398. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Dairy Processing Operator. 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

Description:
  • Operates continuous flow or vat-type equipment to process milk, cream, and other dairy products, following specified methods and formulas.
  • Connects pipes between vats and processing equipment.
  • Assembles fittings, valves, bowls, plates, disks, impeller shaft, and other parts to equipment with wrench to prepare for operation.
  • Turns valves to pump sterilizing solution and rinse water through pipes and equipment, and sprays vats with atomizer.
Dairy Processing Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Dairy Processing Operator jobs: 7,695

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,780
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Dairy Processing Operator Job Listings for United States

Production Operator @ La Belle
Jun 22
us
PanTheryx, Inc.
This is an entry-level operator job in a dairy production environment working 8-12 hours shifts. ... Process raw colostrum that arrives weekly from dairy farms in seven western statesFollow standard ...
Pasteurizer
Jul 7
Fairfield, CA, USA
Producers Dairy Foods
This position is responsible for operating machine that pasteurizes dairy products. Our Pasteurizer ... Inventories all raw and pasteurized dairy and non-dairy products prior to start processing, to ...
Local Class B Delivery Driver
Jul 3
Norco, CA, USA
Hollandia Dairy
... THE PROCESS GREAT OVERTIME OPPORTUNITIES! Hollandia Dairy is Hiring Class A or B Local Delivery ... Family owned and operated environment All applicants must apply online at: www.HollandiaDairy.com ...
PROCESS MANUFACTURING SHIFT MANAGER
Jul 18
us
AAK USA, Inc.
Our products go into food market sectors such as Bakery, Chocolate, Dairy, Confectionary, Food ... Ensure all activities are staffed with trained and qualified Operators to meet the commitments of ...
Process Engineering Project Manager
Jun 25
us
fairlife, LLC
... dairy farmers dedicated to using exceptional cow care and sustainable farming practices to yield ... processing equipment from detailed engineering through operational acceptance. This role is ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dairy Processing Operator is $46,391 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dairy Processing Operator is between $34,405 and $56,398. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Dairy Processing Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Dairy Processing Operator Job Listings for United States

Production Operator @ La Belle
Jun 22
us
PanTheryx, Inc.
This is an entry-level operator job in a dairy production environment working 8-12 hours shifts. ... Process raw colostrum that arrives weekly from dairy farms in seven western statesFollow standard ...
Pasteurizer
Jul 7
Fairfield, CA, USA
Producers Dairy Foods
This position is responsible for operating machine that pasteurizes dairy products. Our Pasteurizer ... Inventories all raw and pasteurized dairy and non-dairy products prior to start processing, to ...
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