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Lead Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$42,932 (USD)

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Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lead Operator is $42,932 a year and $21 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Lead Operator is between $31,665 and $52,324. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Lead Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tests and repairs ore-crushing and ore-transporting machinery: starts machines and equipment, such as feeders, jaw crushers, conveyor belts, and suction dust collectors.
  • Observes machines and equipment in operation for defects and malfunctions.
  • Turns valves to regulate flow of water into cooling system.
  • Breaks up clogged ore, using iron bar or pneumatic hammer.
  • Repairs machines and equipment, using handtools.
Lead Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 341,260

Estimated population of Lead Operator jobs: 1,966

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Lead Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Machine Operator
Feb 8
Columbus, NE, USA
Machine operators are needed for Columbus, Nebraska Set-up and operate molding machines in ... We lead in patient and healthcare worker safety, and technologies that enable medical research and ...
Production Operator
Jan 18
Omaha, NE, USA
Manpower has immediate Production Operator positions available in Omaha, NE. Various 3rd shift positions available with different work days, something to fit every schedule! Come and work for a ...
Machine Operator
Jan 10
Wakefield, NE, USA
Michael Foods
Has a proficient understanding, demonstration and commitment, to the Level I checklist. (attach copy of original checklist of operator level I) * Follows all LOTO for safe operation. * Demonstrates ...
Machine Operator
Feb 19
Omaha, NE, USA
Nesco Resource
Machine Operator: (Temp to Hire position with excellent company). Shift: Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Responsibilities: Insert and sort direct mailers, help in bindery department as needed
Machine Operator
Dec 10
Omaha, NE, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Express Employment is seeking highly motivated, team oriented individuals for a local company. Duties will include machine operation, pooling, packaging and palletizing. Qualified candidates must be ...
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