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Endless Bed Drum Sander Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$32,059 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Endless Bed Drum Sander is $32,059 a year and $15 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Endless Bed Drum Sander is between $24,558 and $38,191. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates sanding machine equipped with two or more sandpaper-covered drums to smooth surfaces of flat woodstock: reads work ticket to ascertain information, such as grade, type, and quantity of woodstock to be sanded, specified thickness of finished pieces, and whether both sides of stock require sanding.
  • Moves specified woodstock to be sanded to feed-end of machine, using handtruck.
  • Wraps specified grades of sandpaper around individual drums, inserts ends of sandpaper in drum slot, and tightens bolts with wrench to close slot and expand drum to produce uniform sanding surface.
  • Turns handwheels or pulls lever to raise or lower individual drums or bed of machine, according to thickness of panels and depth of cut.
  • Presses button to start machine, and turns handwheel to control speed of conveyor, according to grade and type of woodstock to be sanded.
  • Feeds woodstock onto endless belt or between live rolls that carry stock under rotating drums.
  • Feels and examines sanded surfaces and measures thickness of sanded stock with gauge to ensure specified finish and depth of cut.
  • Observes ampere meters and turns handwheels to adjust tension and relieve pressure of individual drums when friction between drums and sanded stock causes excessive heat to drum motors.
  • Replaces sandpaper on drums when dark, wavy streaks are detected on sanded stock.
  • May sand particleboard panels.
  • May be designated according to type of machine operated as endless-bed-drum sander; or according to type of stock sanded as veneer sander.
Endless Bed Drum Sander Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Endless Bed Drum Sander jobs: 2,827

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Dallas (), officially the City of Dallas, is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. It is also the eighteenth most-populous city in North America as of 2015. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea...

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