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Finishing Area Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$41,587 (USD)

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The average pay for a Finishing Area Operator is $41,587 a year and $20 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Finishing Area Operator is between $31,519 and $49,923. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Finishing Area Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates semiautomatic or automatic machines and equipment, such as blenders, mixers, extruders, pelletizers, pumps, blowers, and conveyors, from control panel to produce pellets from plastic flakes.
  • Moves controls on panel to start and stop equipment, to set timing devices for operating cycles, and to direct flow of materials on conveyor.
  • Observes thermometers, gauges, and meters to verify process conditions.
  • Records readings in logs.
  • Turns valves to regulate temperature, pressures, and rate of flow of materials.
  • Inspects equipment for mechanical defects.
  • Gives directions to workers in blending, mixing, and extruding pelletizing materials, and in repairing machines and equipment.
Finishing Area Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 76,120

Estimated population of Finishing Area Operator jobs: 4,703

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Finishing Area Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Large Format Color Production
May 2
Woodbridge, NJ, USA
ARC Document Solutions
Finishing jobs as specified by customer. The person in this role will output prints attained from a ... Maintain a clean and safe work area * Able to handle weight up to 50 lbs * Abide by all company ...
Paint Sprayer A
Mar 12
Passaic, NJ, USA
Falstrom Company
... operating order. Report difficulties to Foreman. Clean spray booths. Keep area clean. Move and ... Move finishing materials as needed. Company Description Our mission is to provide Falstrom ...
New York City: Chairman of Surgery Dept & staff position at NYC Medical Center. Affiliated with...
May 23
New York City, USA
Anapol Enterprises, LLC
Located in the New York City area, a New York City Medical Center that is closely affiliated with a ... They have five active operating rooms. * Some of the surgeries performed are Minimally-Invasive ...
Industrial Spray Painter
Apr 15
Passaic, NJ, USA
CommTech Services Inc
Direct the work of lower grade operators to prepare surfacesfor each stage of coating. Putty, fill ... Move finishing materials as needed. TYPICAL PARTS: cabinets, enclosures, cubicles, varied shaped ...
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