Salary for Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Also known as: Dog Food Shredder Operator, Glass Cutting Machine Operator, Insulation Cutter, Paper Cutter, Paper Slitter, Rubber Trimmer, Shearing Machine Tender, Trimming Operator
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR MANUFACTURING PROFESSIONALSThese workers install, maintain, repair and operate machines that cut and slice items such as paper, cork, glass, stone, food and other related materials. There is a high risk for injury as workers are frequently dealing with sharp edges and other cutting tools. Completion of a high school degree or its equivalency is usually necessary to be considered for this job. An employer will then usually require up to a year of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.
A Cutting or Slicing Machine Setter, Operator, or Tender gets an average compensation that can range from $26,230 and $52,650 depending on education and experience. can get an average compensation of thirty-eight thousand two hundred and twenty dollars on a yearly basis.
make the highest salary in Rhode Island, which has an average salary rate of close to about $54,150. Employees who work in this career are compensated highest in Transportation and Warehousing, where they receive average wages of $41,830.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 36.55 percent nationwide in that time.
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: