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Machine Cleaner Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$22,477 (USD)

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The average pay for a Machine Cleaner is $22,477 a year and $11 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Cleaner is between $17,904 and $26,022. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Machine Cleaner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Job Summary

  • Cleans dust, dirt, grease, and lint from machines and auxiliary equipment, such as tanks and pipelines, in industrial plant or aboard ship, using cleaning solutions, waste, rags, waterhose, pumps, lint vacuum system, airhose, brushes, and scraping tools: cleans screen on lint vacuum system and replaces worn screen.
  • May clean plant sewage treatment system and water supply wells.
  • May remove machine guards and accessories, using handtools.
  • May paint exposed surfaces of machines to prevent rust.
  • May oil moving parts or wearing surfaces.
  • May clean floors around machine, using broom or vacuum cleaner.
  • May be designated according to machine or part of machine cleaned as bottle-packing-machine cleaner; creel cleaner; opening-machine cleaner; pin cleaner; rack cleaner; shafting cleaner.
  • May be designated: card cleaner; guide-rail cleaner; loom blower.
Machine Cleaner Job Prevalence in Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Job family: Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

Job family population: 373,290

Estimated population of Machine Cleaner jobs: 7,044

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Charleston, South Carolina

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Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

Machine Cleaner Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

Industrial Cleaner II
May 14
Ladson, SC, USA
Flagship Facility Services
Floor Machines b. Boom Lift c. Scissor Lift d. Forklift 9. Knowledge and understanding of Filter use in the technical cleaning process. 10. Sometimes using ladders, dusts and washes walls, cleans ...
Industrial Cleaner I
May 14
Ladson, SC, USA
Flagship Facility Services
... machinery. 3. Maintain equipment clean and orderly. 4. Mix chemical(s) in containers to prepare cleaning solutions, according to specifications. 5. Maintain a clean and safe environment for the day ...
CNC Machinist
Jun 11
Charleston, SC, USA
Leatherwood Manufacturing Inc
Minimum 5 years experience, performing programming, set ups and operating CNC machining centers. ... Come join our family-oriented company and work in a clean, environmentally-controlled facility. We ...
Apr 5
Ladson, SC, USA
Flagship Facility Services
Sweeps, vacuums, mops, scrubs, waxes and polishes floors using industrial vacuum cleaners and scrubbing and buffing machines. * Sometimes using ladders, dusts and washes walls, cleans ceilings and ...
Utility Worker (106108)
Jun 13
Mount Pleasant, SC, USA
Washes dishes by hand or places them in a dishwashing machine. * Washes work tables, walls, refrigerators and meat blocks. * Sweeps, mops, cleans and vacuums floors. * Removes trash and garbage to ...
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