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Extrusion Press Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$30,549 (USD)

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Last updated: February 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Extrusion Press Operator is $30,549 a year and $15 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for an Extrusion Press Operator is between $23,371 and $36,424. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machine that coats wire with flux and marks and cuts wire into specified lengths to produce welding electrodes.
  • Starts machine and observes as cores are automatically conveyed through wire feeder, coating nozzle in extrusion head, and past abrasive brushes, cutters, and marking wheels.
  • Examines welding rods for cracks, voids, scores, or scuffs.
  • Presses buttons to alter pressure of ram in feeding cylinder or speed of wire feeder to correct defects in formation of rods.
  • May measure welding rods with fixed gauge and turn screws to adjust coating nozzle to obtain specified diameter and concentricity of rod.
  • May adjust abrasive brushes that remove flux from ends and center of coated rod at cutting point.
  • May adjust controls to maintain specified temperature when extruding carbon rods.
Extrusion Press Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 73,530

Estimated population of Extrusion Press Operator jobs: 1,434

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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