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Roller Mill Operator Salary
in Reno, Nevada

$35,169 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$464

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roller Mill Operator is $35,169 a year and $17 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Roller Mill Operator is between $26,905 and $41,967. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Roller Mill Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates mill equipped with rollers to grind paste of premixed ingredients, such as pigments, resins, solvents, oils, and plasticizers, for use in paint, lacquer, and ink: moves controls to set specified roll spacing and pressure.
  • Starts flow of water through roll cooling system to prevent ignition or discoloration of paste.
  • Adjusts feed gate to regulate flow of paste from hopper onto feeder roll.
  • Secures scraper blade to takeoff roll and bolts chute to scraper blade, allowing paste to flow from roll into thinning and storage tanks or scrapes paste from mill apron into container, using spatula.
  • Tests paste sample for fineness, using grind gauge, or sends sample to laboratory for analysis.
  • Adjusts roll pressure controls to regulate flow of paste during grinding.
  • Cleans equipment, using scrapers and solvents.
  • May pump specified types and quantities of thinners into thinning tank.
  • May blend specified extenders (chemicals that increase bulk of paint) with paste, using portable mixer.
Roller Mill Operator Job Prevalence in Reno, Nevada, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Roller Mill Operator jobs: 294

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,770
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Reno, Nevada

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Description: Reno ( REE-noh) is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada, located in the northwestern part of the state, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is known for its casino industry. Reno is the county seat of Washoe County. The city sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is named after Union Major General Jesse L. Reno, who was killed in action during the American Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain on Fox's Gap. Reno...

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