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Operator Plastic Extruder Salary

How much does a Operator Plastic Extruder make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Operator Plastic Extruder

$38,193 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$573 (USD)/yr

$37,778 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$573 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Operates and prepares machine to extrude thermoplastic materials to form tubes, rods, and film. Installs mold-printing board in machine and tightens thumbscrews or inserts wedges to secure it. Observes thermometer and turns steam valve to maintain specified temperature in melting hopper.
The average operator plastic extruder salary in United States is $38,193 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $573. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$28,830 (USD)

$45,965 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$44,276 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Operator Plastic Extruder will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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