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Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Salary

$26,180 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

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The average pay for a Fabric Finishing Machine Operator is $26,180 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fabric Finishing Machine Operator is between $20,667 and $30,522. 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

  • Operates machines to apply finishing solution to narrow fabrics, such as elastic, labels, ribbon, or tape: measures and mixes ingredients for finishing solution in storage vat or can, following formula.
  • Turns valve to admit solution to trough of machine or pours or dips solution from can into trough.
  • Ties, pins, or staples ends of fabric to leader in machine or threads ends through rollers (pads) and drying cans.
  • Feels finished fabric to determine degree of dryness and turns handwheels or knobs to regulate speed at which fabric passes through machine.
  • Observes fabric finish to determine conformance to standards and turns handwheel or replaces weights to regulate pressure of rollers or drying cans.
Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 9,800

Estimated population of Fabric Finishing Machine Operator jobs: 2

Rate of error: 5.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Machine Operators (2nd & 3rd shift)
May 29
Kenyon, RI, USA
Brookwood Companies Incorporated
Job Summary As a machine operator, you will be running specialized machinery and following ... dye, coat and/or inspect fabric while checking for quality and proper shade. No formal ...
Entry-Level Machine Operator - Night Shift
Jun 19
Mukilteo, WA, USA
TERRA Staffing Group
A foam and fabric manufacturing company in Mukilteo is currently looking for motivated individuals to join their growing warehouse team of Entry-Level Machine Operators! This company specializes in ...
Machine Operator - 1st shift
May 31
Madison, WI, USA
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Remedy Intelligent Staffing is currently hiring 1st shift Finishing Machine Operator for a coatings company north of Madison, WI. Apply now to get in on this excellent full time Temp-to-Hire ...
Machine Operator | Knock-Out | 1st & 2nd shift - $14.00/hr
Jun 18
Groton, CT, USA
Temporaries of New England, Inc.
MACHINE OPERATOR | KNOCK-OUT: The supervisor is looking for someone reliable, that's able to stay ... finishing operation. Operate knockout equipment and water-blast unit. * Operate vibrating machine ...
Machine Operator
Jun 10
Grand Haven, MI, USA
Renishaw Inc.
Sanding/finishing of fixture plates. * Cutting raw material. * Operating machining centers and fork lift. * General housekeeping and machine cleaning. Minimum Qualifications: * Self-motivated, driven ...
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