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Waxing Machine Operator Salary

$30,006 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$366

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waxing Machine Operator is $30,006 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Waxing Machine Operator is between $23,291 and $35,410. 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

Description:
  • Operates machines to coat paper or cardboard container blanks with wax or paraffin: mounts paper roll on machine feedrack by hand or using chain hoist, or loads blanks on stacking mechanism.
  • Fills tank with wax chunks or paraffin blocks, and turns valves to regulate temperature and melt material.
  • Starts machine and adjusts controls to regulate machine feed, temperature of wax, paraffin, cooling rolls, or cold water bath, and tension of paper feed or stacking mechanism.
  • Weighs standard-size paper sheets before and after coating and calculates weight of wax, or measures thickness of coated blanks with automatic micrometer, to verify that coating meets specifications.
  • Examines blanks for uneven paraffin distribution, bubbles, spots, or other imperfections.
  • May be designated according to type of product coated as carton-waxing-machine operator.
Waxing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 86,270

Estimated population of Waxing Machine Operator jobs: 1,175

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,785
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Waxing Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Unitizer / Bander Operator (1st and 3rd Shift)
Jun 24
Jackson, WI, USA
SupplyOne Wisconsin LLC
Safely operate machine that produces corrugated packaging * Monitor the production line watching ... boards, out of line, wax coating, white, kraft, doublewall, e-flute, b-flute, c-flute. etc.
Cutter Operator
Jul 12
Los Alamitos, CA, USA
Global Premier Staffing
Monitor assigned machine during runs to ensure adherence to specifications and make adjustments as needed. · Perform routine maintenance, such as blade replacement, lubrication, and waxing. · ...
Plating Facility Line Loader / Operator
Jul 9
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
KALAMAZOO METAL FINISHERS INC
Sets up production machines daily according to established procedures Operates production machines ... wax, seals, lubricants, paint, passivation and hydrogen embrittlement relief.
Custodial/Janitorial
Apr 26
Orange, CA, USA
Link Staffing - Orange County
Performs tasks such as sweeping, mopping and waxing floors, dusting and polishing woodwork ... May perform minor repair or preventative maintenance tasks on equipment, machinery and systems ...
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Jul 10
Lakeland, FL, USA
Elite Staffing Partners
Keeping production floor equipment clean, operating properly and jam free. * Should be very visible ... decisions (Pulling Jams, Wax/Clean Ironers, Change Belts, Casic Lubrication's, Safe Machine ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waxing Machine Operator is $30,006 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Waxing Machine Operator is between $23,291 and $35,410. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Waxing Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Unitizer / Bander Operator (1st and 3rd Shift)
Jun 24
Jackson, WI, USA
SupplyOne Wisconsin LLC
Safely operate machine that produces corrugated packaging * Monitor the production line watching ... boards, out of line, wax coating, white, kraft, doublewall, e-flute, b-flute, c-flute. etc.
Cutter Operator
Jul 12
Los Alamitos, CA, USA
Global Premier Staffing
Monitor assigned machine during runs to ensure adherence to specifications and make adjustments as needed. · Perform routine maintenance, such as blade replacement, lubrication, and waxing. · ...
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