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Molder Operator Salary

$33,735 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$432

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Molder Operator is $33,735 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molder Operator is between $25,877 and $40,154. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Sets up and operates molder to plane, shape, and groove woodstock: reads work ticket and examines pattern shape to determine molder setup procedures and type woodstock to be cut.
  • Selects and installs cutting heads on machine according to pattern to be cut, and inserts and bolts specified knives in slots of cutterheads already in machine, using wrenches and gauges.
  • Positions pattern on molder and turns handwheel to adjust cutting knives flush with pattern.
  • Removes pattern and turns handwheel to adjust guides, pressure bars, and table levels according to depth, position of cuts, and stock dimensions.
  • Starts machine, places stock on feed table, and turns handwheels to press feed rollers against stock for feeding stock through machine; or inserts stock into hopper of automatic feed mechanism that carries stock through machine.
  • Inspects stock being cut to determine defects.
  • Verifies dimensions of cut material, using gauges, rule, or caliper.
Molder Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 78,980

Estimated population of Molder Operator jobs: 2,463

Rate of error: 2.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,109
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Molder Operator Job Listings for United States

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Dec 6
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PeopleReady
PeopleReady is offering a full-time Injection Molding Machine Operator opportunity, immediate start for qualified candidates! The ideal candidate will have prior experience and/or a mechanical ...
Molding Operator
Dec 10
Allendale Charter Township, United States
Peoplelink Staffing Solutions
Under supervision, safely performs duties to ensure injection molded parts meet customer satisfaction for quality and delivery. Essential Job Functions and Performance Standards: * Performs typical ...
moulder operator/ Grinderman
Oct 19
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James & Company Antique Timbers and Flooring
Company with 25+ years in wood reclamation looking for Moulder Operator /Grinderman We have a moulder operator on staff,but we are expanding with an additional moulder/grinder. Looking for someone ...
Molding Operator
Dec 5
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Drug Plastics & Glass Co.
Responsibilities Duties include visually inspecting and packing plastic closures in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Full Time positions available on 2nd and 3rd Shifts. 2nd Shift Full-Time ...
Extrusion Blow Mold Operator
Dec 4
Manteca, CA, USA
Full Steam Staffing
Available Shifts: 1st & 2nd Shift Available Pay Rate: $18/hr Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Select machine dies. * Determine setup procedures. * Draw or press plastic into shapes and ...

The average pay for a Molder Operator is $33,735 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molder Operator is between $25,877 and $40,154. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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