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Special Machine Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$40,578 (USD)

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The average pay for a Special Machine Operator is $40,578 a year and $20 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Special Machine Operator is between $30,795 and $48,629. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machines to process dental-amalgam and tests amalgam with interferometer.
  • Anneals ingot of tin, copper, and silver to obtain specified molecular characteristics annealer.
  • Cuts ingot into chips of uniform size, using engine lathe.
  • Pours chips into hopper of grinder and starts machine to grind chips into microgranules of specified size.
  • Loads granules into elutriator and turns valve to regulate flow of water that forces granules through sieves to separate granules, according to size.
  • Loads moist granules in drying machine or oven.
  • Mixes specimen quantity of alloy with mercury, using amalgamator machine or mortar and pestle, and packs mixture into mold.
  • Removes amalgam from mold and places amalgam between glass panels of instrument.
  • Counts black bands appearing within circle of instrument and informs supervisor of number of bands.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Special Machine Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

CNC Turning Machine Operators
Nov 7
Torrington, CT, USA
Metals USA
The CNC Turning Machine Operator and the CNC Milling Machine Operator produces machined parts by ... special requirements. · Work from factory work orders, routings, drawings, process drawings ...
Thread / Grind Machinist - Manufacturing
Nov 9
Wallingford, CT, USA
Threading special blanks supplied by a source outside of the plant * Selecting, installing and ... Selecting machine and feeding speeds, keeping the hopper loaded, and hand feeding blanks
Finisher / Grinder / Operator - $13.50 hr (2nd Shift)
Aug 24
Groton, CT, USA
Temporaries of New England, Inc.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Requires the use of judgment to plan, perform, and make ... Operate any of the grinding machines in the department as assigned.Work from Finishing Card ...
Maintenance Repair Mechanic
Nov 6
Danielson, CT, USA
SPIROL International Corporation
Maintain records in the PM (Preventative Maintenance) database, instruct operators and others on ... special equipment as needed. 6. Properly use and read inspection gauges and tools including ...
Foundry Helper
Oct 31
Groton, CT, USA
Temporaries of New England, Inc.
Light Maintenance of machines, painting and other projects assigned by supervisor * Other duties ... SPECIAL SKILLS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Moderate physical effort consisting of lifting or ...