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Zipper Machine Operator Salary

$29,858 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$382

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Zipper Machine Operator is $29,858 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Zipper Machine Operator is between $23,207 and $35,235. 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:
  • Tends battery of automatic machines that cut and form metal slide fastener scoops (links) from wire and crimp them onto beaded edge of tape to form side of zipper (stringer): positions box of beaded tape behind each machine and mounts coil of wire on roller.
  • Threads tape and wire through guides and automatic feeder mechanism and into forming dies.
  • Starts machines, and observes operation to detect malfunctioning, such as jamming.
  • Measures scoops to verify specified dimensions, such as width, spacing, and height of lug, using micrometer.
  • Turns setscrews to adjust die jaws for height of lug and depth of cup on scoops, using wrenches.
  • May examine finished product for imperfections, such as malformed or rough-cut scoops, using eye loupe.
  • May tend automatic machine that attaches preformed scoops to tape.
Zipper Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other

Job family population: 22,470

Estimated population of Zipper Machine Operator jobs: 196

Rate of error: 4.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,614
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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