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Shaping Machine Operator Salary

$36,674 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Shaping Machine Operator is $36,674 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Shaping Machine Operator is between $27,832 and $43,950. 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 machine that cuts spheres, cones, and other shapes from plastic foam blocks: positions block on machine table and clamps block in holding device.
  • Starts machine and pushes block against curbed blades to cut shapes in block.
  • Removes block from machine and breaks shaped object from block.
Shaping Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 60,460

Estimated population of Shaping Machine Operator jobs: 614

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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