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Waxing Machine Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$33,453 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waxing Machine Operator is $33,453 a year and $16 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Waxing Machine Operator is between $31,199 and $39,478. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Waxing Machine Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Wax Machine Operator (Midnight Shift)
Apr 16
Dover, United States
The wax machine operator is responsible for injecting the wax patterns with the wax departments. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS ? ??Repeatedly injects wax or plastic patterns by operating one or two ...
Housekeeping Houseman
May 19
West Orange, NJ, USA
... shampoo machine. 2. Cleans rooms, hallways, and restrooms. 3. Washes walls and ceiling, move ... Cleans all public areas in the prescribed manner while following department standard operating ...
Building Superintendent
Apr 15
Brooklyn, United States
Providence House, Inc.
Perform custodial duties in all common areas; sweeping, mopping, waxing floors, emptying trash ... Responsible for maintaining all operating equipment on the premises: boiler, elevators, sprinklers ...
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