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Molder Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$29,505 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Molder Operator is $29,505 a year and $14 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Molder Operator is between $22,632 and $35,119. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Nebraska, United States

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

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Molder Operator jobs: 2,484

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Molder Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Machine Operator
Feb 8
Columbus, NE, USA
Machine operators are needed for Columbus, Nebraska Set-up and operate molding machines in ... Obtain mold approval at the appropriate time. • Assist with the set-up and maintenance of ...
CAREGiver Evenings and Weekends
Feb 15
Lincoln, NE, USA
Home Instead
Ability to withstand exposure to dust, mold, mildew and cleaning solutions * Ability to treat and ... Each Home Instead franchise is independently owned and operated.
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