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Mill Operator Salary

$34,384 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mill Operator is $34,384 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mill Operator is between $26,514 and $40,786. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Mill Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates milling systems in accordance with quality, health, safety and fire prevention practices and regulations.
  • Performs regular product tests, records results and corrects process as necessary to meet specifications.
  • Assists with maintenance and repairs as needed.
Mill Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 17,820

Estimated population of Mill Operator jobs: 246

Rate of error: 7.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Mill Operator Job Listings for United States

Rubber Mill Operator - 2nd Shift
Apr 26
Broken Arrow, OK, USA
Da/Pro Rubber, Inc.
Job Summary The Mill Operator sets up, operates and tends milling machines to mix, mill and shape rubber material for molding. The mill operator uses job travelers and other documentation for ...
Mill Operator 2 Caldwell
May 17
Caldwell, ID, USA
J.R. Simplot
Must have a working knowledge of mixing, operating grain roller mill, pellet mill, dairy line, receiving system, grinding machinery, block press and lift truck.Ability to read and interpret documents ...
Mill Operator
May 9
Austintown, OH, USA
Nordson, Inc
Troubleshoot and resolve various types of operating difficulties, recommend corrective action on ... Set up and operate CNC mill equipment * Operate hand tools as needed in a safe and efficient manner
Mill Operator
Apr 15
Pleasanton, CA, USA
ProSomnus Sleep Technologies
Job Title: Mill Operator Department: Designer Reports To: CAD Manager FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Summary Provides design function by performing the following duties. Essential Duties and ...
CNC Mill Operator
Apr 11
Norco, CA, USA
Company in Norco looking for a CNC Mill Operator. Must be able to operate Mills, have some experience working with plastics. Be able to read blueprints, use a caliper and a micrometer. Must have at ...
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