Salary for Machine Feeders and Offbearers

Also known as:  Brick Offbearer, Chain Offbearer, Chopper Feeder, Doffer, Dryer Feeder, Hopper Feeder, Hopper Filler, Line Feeder, Offbearer, Packing Machine Can Feeder helps manufacturing professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Machine feeders and Offbearers feed materials into or remove materials from machines that are either automatic or watched by other workers. This occupation can be dangerous as employees are constantly putting their hands very close to the sharp parts of machinery. To qualify for this position, a high school diploma is usually required. Before beginning official work, up to a year of job training may be required before official work can begin.

A Machine Feeder or Offbearer can expect salaries on a scale from 16000 to 24000 based on tenure and industry expertise. Machine Feeders and Offbearers receive wages of Twenty Eight Thousand Two Hundred dollars on a yearly basis.

Machine Feeders and Offbearers are compensated the highest in Wyoming, where they receive average pay scales of approximating $36220. Professionals that work in this career have the highest pay levels in Public Administration, where they can get average pay of $30620.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.72 percent nationwide in that time.
Machine Feeders and Offbearers tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $30,620
Public Administration $29,950
Wholesale Trade $29,400
Manufacturing $27,360
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $26,750
Construction $26,180
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $19,470
Other Services (except Public Administration) $21,340
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $22,430
Information $25,210
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $25,450
Construction $26,180