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Gate Mortiser Operator Salary
in Montana, United States

$26,044 (USD)

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Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gate Mortiser Operator is $26,044 a year and $13 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Gate Mortiser Operator is between $20,321 and $30,654. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machine to cut gates into window jambs to allow for installation and adjustment of sash counterweights after frames are erected: adjusts distance between saws, using wrench.
  • Positions stops on machine table according to dimensions of jamb and specified location of gate.
  • Places jamb on machine table against stops and clamps jamb in place.
  • Starts machine, and pulls lever to feed stock into circular saws that cut two parallel slits into jamb to form sides of gate.
  • Presses pedal that raises one set of two reciprocating saw blades and lowers another set of two blades to cut slits simultaneously across wood grain on top and bottom of jamb to form ends of gate.
  • Measures completed cuts for accuracy, using rule, and makes machine adjustments.
  • May replace worn saw blades.
  • May operate pocket cutter combined with pulley mortiser and be designated pocket-and-pulley-machine operator.
Gate Mortiser Operator Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Job family population: 51,950

Estimated population of Gate Mortiser Operator jobs: 793

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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