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Molder Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,321 (USD)

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The average pay for a Molder Operator is $37,321 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Molder Operator is between $31,199 and $44,422. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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 New York-Manhattan, New York

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May 6
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Production Machine Operator
May 3
Flemington, NJ, USA
Johanna Foods, Inc.
Responsibilities: -Job duties vary but will involve operating machines including but not limited to: forklifts, fillers, down lines, incubators, labelers, palletizers, and blow molds. -Ensure ...
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