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Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper Salary

$27,381 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

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The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper is $27,381 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper is between $21,504 and $32,061. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends one or more automatic sewing machines that stitch cord to edge of continuous length of tape to reinforce it for attachment to zipper chain: mounts cheeses, cones, or bobbins of cord on holders of machines.
  • Threads cord and tape through guides and tension bars.
  • Starts machine that automatically stitches cords to tape.
  • Observes machine for automatic stopping which indicates defective feed or broken thread.
  • Tapes together broken ends of cord or thread.
  • Examines sewn tape for loose cords or dropped stitching.
  • Adjusts cord tensions and guide positions, using screwdriver and pliers.
  • May tend machines that sew spiral or ladder-shaped filament between layers of tape to form side of zipper and be designated sewing-machine operator, plastic zipper.
  • Performs duties as described under sewing-machine operator, automatic.
Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Sewing Machine Operators

Job family population: 136,530

Estimated population of Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper jobs: 5,247

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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