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Freezer Operator Salary

$36,109 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$491

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Freezer Operator is $36,109 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Freezer Operator is between $27,477 and $43,200. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates one or more continuous freezers and other equipment to freeze ice cream mix into semisolid consistency.
  • Weighs or measures powder and liquid ingredients, such as color, flavoring, or fruit puree, using graduate, and dumps ingredients into flavor vat.
  • Starts agitator to blend contents.
  • Starts pumps and turns valves to force mix into freezer barrels, admit refrigerant into freezer coils, and inject air into mix.
  • Starts beater, scraper, and expeller blades to mix contents with air and prevent adherence of mixture to barrel walls.
  • Observes ammeter and pressure gauge and adjusts controls to obtain specified freezing temperature, air pressure, and machine speed.
  • Fills hopper of fruit feeder with candy bits, fruit, and nuts, using scoop, or pours syrups into holder of rippling pump.
  • Sets controls according to freezer speed to feed or ripple ingredients evenly into ice cream expelled from freezer.
  • Opens valve to transfer contents to filling machine that pumps ice cream into cartons, cups, and cones, or molds for pies, rolls, and tarts.
  • Places novelty dies in filler head that separates flavors and forms center designs or rosettes in packaged product.
  • Weighs package and adjusts freezer air valve or switch on filler head to obtain specified amount of product in each container.
  • Assembles pipes, fittings, and equipment for operation, using wrench.
  • Sprays equipment with sterilizing solution.
Freezer Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 8,820

Estimated population of Freezer Operator jobs: 398

Rate of error: 5.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,860
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Freezer Operator Job Listings for United States

Sanitation Freezer Operator
Oct 3
Concord, United States
Perdue Farms, Inc.
Summary The Sanitation Freezer Operator ensures the product temperature meets customer specifications. Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities * Monitor to ensure correct chemicals are ...
Manufacturing Operator
Nov 18
West Hills, CA, USA
Adecco
Frequently work at laboratory workstation, low temperature freezers, and computer workstations ... Operator position in Chatsworth. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Forklift Operator
Dec 2
Solon, OH, USA
Everstaff
We are recruiting a 2ND SHIFT Forklift Operator to join our team! Your position will focus on safe ... FREEZER FORKLIFT Company Description EVERSTAFF specializes in the recruitment of a variety of ...
$17/hr -Cook Operator Kent WA
Dec 3
Kent, WA, USA
Manpower
Cook Operator Swing - 1:00PM- 10:30:PM Grave - 9:30PM- 6:AM Pay: $17/hour JOB SUMMARY: Tend machine ... Checks temperature of egg white and temperature of product coming out of cooker and freezer. Is ...
Forklift Operator- (Stand-up Reach Lift)- All Shifts Available
Oct 15
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Manpower
WILL BE WORKING IN A FREEZER FACILITY *** Unloads and loads customer product, scans product, and places it correctly in warehouse. Maintains a safe and clean work area. OPERATING A CROWN REACH STAND ...

The average pay for a Freezer Operator is $36,109 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Freezer Operator is between $27,477 and $43,200. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Manufacturing Operator
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