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Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$28,872 (USD)

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The average pay for a Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper is $28,872 a year and $14 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper is between $22,675 and $33,807. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

Sewing Machine Operator Plastic Zipper Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sewing Machine Operator
Jun 7
Moorestown, NJ, USA
All Staffing Warehousing
ASW is hiring for sewing machine operators in Moorestown, NJ. This is a first shift position Monday through Friday am - 4:30pm. Sewers with experience in single or double needle lock starting between ...
Machine Operator $13.75-$14.85/hour
Jun 3
Reading, PA, USA
Express Employment Professionals - Berks County
Operating Plastic Injection Molding machines * Filling machines with labels * Boxing up products and palletizing * Performing Quality Control checks on products * Completing necessary paperwork ...
Machine Operator - 1st Shift
May 8
Reading, PA, USA
Brentwood Industries, Inc.
Machine Operator - Reading, PA We have an immediate opening for a Machine Operator at our 621 ... Load and unload plastic parts into die cutter or CNC fixture for trimming. * Observe machine ...
Machine Operator 2nd Shift
May 15
Reading, PA, USA
Brentwood Industries, Inc.
Machine Operator - Reading, PA We have an immediate opening for a Machine Operator at our 621 ... A focus on plastics innovation, coupled with diverse production capabilities and engineering ...
Shipping Receiving Coordinator/Machine Operator
Apr 30
North Wales, United States
Mauser Packaging Solutions
... plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage ... The role of the Shipping Receiving Coordinator/Machine Operator is to pull orders accurately in ...
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