Salary for Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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The primary duty of these employees is to set up, inspect, tend and operate machines used for blending or mixing. Products mixed or blended often include tobacco products, chemicals, color pigments and explosives. This job can be dangerous as it may require employees to deal with dangerous materials. To be considered for this position, completion of high school or its equivalency is usually necessary. Once hired, an employer usually requires up to a year of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.

A Mixing or Blending Machine Setter/Operator will most likely earn a salary of somewhere between 24000 to 36000 depending on the level of seniority. Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders will usually earn a salary of Thirty Four Thousand Two Hundred dollars every year.

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders are paid the highest in Delaware, where they receive an average pay rate of near $40660. People who work inside these careers can get the highest pay in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, where they get average pay of $46250.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.66 percent nationwide in that time.
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $46,250
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $37,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $36,880
Management of Companies and Enterprises $35,520
Public Administration $34,700
Manufacturing $34,240
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $29,480
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $29,490
Wholesale Trade $31,830
Retail Trade $32,780
Construction $33,510
Manufacturing $34,240