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Milking Machine Operator Salary
in Montana, United States

$26,439 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Milking Machine Operator is $26,439 a year and $13 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Milking Machine Operator is between $20,576 and $31,147. 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 that milks dairy cows.
  • Guides cow into stanchion and washes teats and udder of cow with disinfectant.
  • Squeezes cow's teat to collect sample of milk in strainer cup and examines sample for curd and blood.
  • Starts milking machine and attaches cups of machine to teats of cow.
  • Removes cups when required amount of milk is obtained from cow.
  • Dips cups of machine into disinfectant solution after each cow is milked.
  • Pumps milk from receptacles into storage tank and cleans and sterilizes equipment.
  • May notify Farm Manager of possible diseases or problems in milking cows.
Milking Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Job family population: 35,460

Estimated population of Milking Machine Operator jobs: 1,979

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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