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Freezer Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$35,722 (USD)

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The average pay for a Freezer Operator is $35,722 a year and $17 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Freezer Operator is between $27,183 and $42,736. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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