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Pellet Mill Operator Salary

$32,404 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$412

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Pellet Mill Operator is $32,404 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pellet Mill Operator is between $24,954 and $38,470. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Pellet Mill Operator. 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:
  • Tends machine that presses ingredients into feed pellets for poultry and stock feed: turns steam valves to regulate temperature of machine.
  • Observes ammeter and turns valves to regulate flow of material to machine.
  • May adjust nozzles to regulate flow of molasses into ingredients and turn steam valves to regulate temperature of molasses.
  • May adjust flow of air to cool pellets in cooler.
  • May tend bucket elevator equipment to transfer pellets to storage.
  • May adjust rollers to crush pelletized feed into crumbles.
  • May mix poultry or stock feed preparatory to pelletizing feed mixer.
Pellet Mill Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 72,870

Estimated population of Pellet Mill Operator jobs: 651

Rate of error: 2.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,565
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Pellet Mill Operator Job Listings for United States

Feed Mill Labor/Operator
Dec 10
Turlock, CA, USA
Impress Staffing Solutions, LLC
Must be supportive of the mission of producing high quality pellet feed EEO/AA Information Impress ... operated staffing firm with over 40 years' combined staffing experience in the Valley! Our ...
Production Worker
Dec 10
Fremont, NE, USA
Three Point Solutions
... pellet mill, Packaging lines and micro dosing system. Obtain and review mixing records and printouts, set up machine properly according to mixing record and operating procedures. Insure that finished ...

The average pay for a Pellet Mill Operator is $32,404 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pellet Mill Operator is between $24,954 and $38,470. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Pellet Mill Operator. 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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Feed Mill Labor/Operator
Dec 10
Turlock, CA, USA
Impress Staffing Solutions, LLC
Must be supportive of the mission of producing high quality pellet feed EEO/AA Information Impress ... operated staffing firm with over 40 years' combined staffing experience in the Valley! Our ...
Production Worker
Dec 10
Fremont, NE, USA
Three Point Solutions
... pellet mill, Packaging lines and micro dosing system. Obtain and review mixing records and printouts, set up machine properly according to mixing record and operating procedures. Insure that finished ...
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