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Machine Tester Salary
in Montana, United States

$29,207 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Tester is $29,207 a year and $14 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Tester is between $22,462 and $34,734. 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

  • Tests machines, such as calculating or adding machines, manually or automatically to detect malfunctions, using handtools, alignment gauge, and tester: sets machine on ball swivel mount to facilitate turning in all directions when examining parts.
  • Plugs cord of machine into electrical outlet.
  • Presses keys on keyboard and moves levers in prescribed sequence to test alignment of printing, repeat latch, ribbon and paper feed, correction release, noise, and clearance of type bars, according to checklist.
  • Test-runs battery of machines through fixed computation cycle automatically, using auto typist or tester.
  • Reads arithmetic results recorded on paper tapes of machines and compares them with test chart to verify accuracy.
  • Indicates defects on inspection worksheet and gives worksheet and machine to repairer.
  • May disassemble machine to determine cause of defect.
  • May be designated according to type of inspection done as clearing inspector (office machines); final inspector (office machines); sampling inspector (office machines); utility inspector (office machines).
Machine Tester Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Machine Tester jobs: 236

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Machine Tester Job Listings for Montana, United States

Insulator - Metal Mechanic
Mar 11
Great Falls, MT, USA
Loenbro Inc.
... testing requirements. Job Duties: * Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape ... Working with tools and machinery used in the tradeUse PPE properly while on jobsites (hard hat ...
Field Layout Engineer
Feb 7
Bozeman, MT, USA
Williams Civil Construction
... set up of machine controls, and reading plan models. 2. 3D Scanning- includes being the lead ... Other Qualifications May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical abilities testing
Manufacturing/Design Engineer
Mar 20
Ronan, MT, USA
Rocky Mountain Twist
We are a vertically integrated in-house manufacturer offering a variety of experience in multiple disciplines; grinding, machining, molding, packaging, testing, materials, and coatings. This is a ...
Welder Laborer
Mar 13
Great Falls, MT, USA
Loenbro Inc.
Must be able to pass a background check and drug testing Job Description: * Performs any ... Regular use of a variety of both hand-held and motorized tools and machinery is essential. * Good ...
API Inspector (510/570)
Feb 6
Great Falls, MT, USA
SCC Inspection
Perform visual inspections and apply recognized Non-Destructive Testing procedures and techniques ... Working in plant and/or shop areas around production machinery with elevated noise levels
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