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Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Salary

$36,552 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$523

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is $36,552 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is between $27,777 and $43,767. 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:
  • Operates and prepares up machine to mold soft candies, such as gumdrops, orange slices, and jellies.
  • Installs mold-printing board in machine and tightens thumbscrews or inserts wedges to secure it.
  • Observes thermometer and turns steam valve to maintain specified temperature in candy-melting hopper.
  • Opens valve or starts pump to fill hopper of depositing unit with fluid candy.
  • Starts machine and turns hand wheels to synchronize flow of candy from depositing spouts with speed of mold board as it passes beneath spouts for filling.
  • Weighs formed candy for adherence to specifications and regulates spouts to increase or decrease flow accordingly.
Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 164,110

Estimated population of Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) jobs: 2,240

Rate of error: 1.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,374
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) Job Listings for United States

Plastic Molding Machine Operator
Nov 27
Kentwood, MI, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Plastic Molding Machine Operator Job Summary: We are looking to hire a Plastic Molding Machine Operator for a premier contract manufacturer in the medical and biotechnology industry. This company has ...
Injection Molding Machine Operator
Nov 15
Sacramento, CA, USA
PeopleReady
The Injection Molding Machine Operator, position operates various manufacturing mold equipment, to meet quality and production demand. Maintain processes, and methods in a accordance with product ...
Machine Operator / General Labor
Oct 30
Houston, TX, USA
Southwest Quality Molding
Person will provide repetitive task of operating an injection molding machine and inspecting product during the day for product approval. Skills: * Experience operating an Injection molding machine a ...
Entry-Level Machine Operator
Dec 4
Kent, WA, USA
TERRA Staffing Group
Runningrotational molding machines * Removingcompleted products from the machine and trimming and packing product Machine Operator Required Skills: * Ability tostoop, bend and lift throughout the 8 ...
2nd shift General Labor Machine Operator - work 4 days off for 3
Nov 19
Hartland, WI, USA
Saige Partners
Job Duties of the General Labor Machine Operator ... Set up and operate multiple injection molding machines and assemble the new tooling on the line ...

The average pay for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is $36,552 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Molding Machine Operator (Sugar) is between $27,777 and $43,767. 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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Plastic Molding Machine Operator
Nov 27
Kentwood, MI, USA
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Plastic Molding Machine Operator Job Summary: We are looking to hire a Plastic Molding Machine Operator for a premier contract manufacturer in the medical and biotechnology industry. This company has ...
Injection Molding Machine Operator
Nov 15
Sacramento, CA, USA
PeopleReady
The Injection Molding Machine Operator, position operates various manufacturing mold equipment, to meet quality and production demand. Maintain processes, and methods in a accordance with product ...
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