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Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$25,887 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fabric Finishing Machine Operator is $25,887 a year and $12 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Fabric Finishing Machine Operator is between $20,436 and $30,181. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in St. Louis, Missouri.

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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 St. Louis, Missouri, 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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About St. Louis, Missouri

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Description: St. Louis () is a major independent city and inland port in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River just north of the city. These two rivers combined form the fourth longest river system in the world. The city had an estimated 2018 population of 302,838 and is the cultural and economic center of the St. Louis metropolitan area (home to nearly 3,000,000 people), which is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, and the 20th-largest in the United States. Before European...

Fabric Finishing Machine Operator Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Bindery Machine Operators - Print Manufacturer
Jun 17
St. Louis, MO, USA
Ranken, Vatterott, etc.) • Printing press or print-shop bindery operator experience can be a plus. ... Company Description Since 1959, our company has specialized in manufacturing and finishing custom ...
Fabric & Laser Cutting Operator- First Shift (7am-3:30p)
May 30
St Louis, MO, USA
FirstSpear LLC
The successful operator will consistently produce high quality output with a high level of ... Operate automatic fabric cutting and laser cutting machines, and perform manual cutting operations ...
Cell Operator/Assembly Associates with Experience needed in St. Louis MO.
Jun 11
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Kelly Services
Perform duties required to set up and operate a variety of machines to trim, cut, plane and grind ... Finishing - Prepare slabs for sizing and blocking using appropriate drying methods such as ovens ...
Metal Finisher
Apr 25
St Louis, MO, USA
Liberty Art Works
Finishing with buffing/sanding machines, vibratory finishers, * ​Assembly with hand, electric ... a family owned and operated bronze metal artwork company. The product lines are dedicated to ...
Service Technicians
Apr 26
St Louis, MO, USA
Kern Inc
... regarding any machine performance issues as well as operator deficiencies or concerns. Job ... Card Attaching Systems for production workflow of card personalization, Print Finishing Solutions ...
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