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Roller Mill Operator Salary
in Rochester, New York

$33,854 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$447

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roller Mill Operator is $33,854 a year and $16 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Roller Mill Operator is between $25,899 and $40,399. 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 Rochester, New York.

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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 Rochester, New York, 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:
$39,246
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Roller Mill Operator is $33,854 a year and $16 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Roller Mill Operator is between $25,899 and $40,399. 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 Rochester, New York.

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