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Dairy Processing Operator Salary
in Colorado, United States

$46,728 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$729

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dairy Processing Operator is $46,728 a year and $22 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Dairy Processing Operator is between $34,655 and $56,807. 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 Colorado, 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 Colorado, 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:
$54,171
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Dairy Processing Operator Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Dairy Processing Operator
Feb 25
Boulder, CO, USA
Longmont Dairy Farm
Description Plant Operator for Dairy Plant Equipment Operator on a variety of equipment machines for food processing and container filling . We process milk and fluids, and bottle in glass bottles
Plant Operator
Jan 21
Loveland, CO, USA
Longmont Dairy Farm
Description Plant Operator for Dairy Plant Equipment Operator on a variety of equipment machines for food processing and container filling . We process milk and fluids, and bottle in glass bottles
Plant Operator
Jan 21
Longmont, CO, USA
Longmont Dairy Farm
Description Plant Operator for Dairy Plant Equipment Operator on a variety of equipment machines for food processing and container filling . We process milk and fluids, and bottle in glass bottles
Production Relief Operator
Mar 13
Greeley, CO, USA
Dean-Foods
Relief Functions Be a part of a leader when it comes to dairy! Dean Foods is a leading food and beverage company in the United States and one of the largest processors and direct store distributors ...
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