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Hot Sealing Machine Operator Salary
in San Diego, California

$33,545 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hot Sealing Machine Operator is $33,545 a year and $16 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Hot Sealing Machine Operator is between $25,902 and $39,757. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Tends machines that seal filled cardboard boxes, cartons, paper, cellophane, or plastic bags: fills glue and water reservoir.
  • Inserts rolls of paper tape into holders.
  • Starts sealing machine and observes operation to detect faulty sealing and prevent conveyor jamming.
  • Feeds cartons into machine and removes cartons from discharge conveyor.
  • Feeds filled cellophane or glassine bags into machine that heats and seals top of bag.
  • May adjust holding guides and conveyor line tripping mechanism that regulates movement of carton through gluing and flap-turning mechanism.
  • May pack containers.
  • May stamp identifying data on carton.
  • May inspect contents of package to verify size, color, or brand of article.
  • May be designated according to product packaged as cigarette-carton sealer; type of machine operated as box-sealing-machine catcher; hot-sealing-machine operator; or task performed as box-sealing-machine feeder.
Hot Sealing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 392,910

Estimated population of Hot Sealing Machine Operator jobs: 9,457

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

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