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Plastic Press Molder Salary

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Salary Data for Plastic Press Molder

$38,181 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$569 (USD)/yr

$37,769 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$569 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Tends compression-molding machines that mold thermosetting plastics into products, such as automobile heater housings, ashtrays, buttons, electronic parts, plastic panels, and dishes. Dumps specified amount of plastic powders or pellets into hopper of machine, or positions pellets or sausage-shaped plastics in mold installed on machine. Starts machine that compresses plastic into mold under heat and pressure, and allows plastic to set for specified time. Removes product from mold and cleans mold, hopper, and bed of machine, using air hose and hand tools. May place plastics material on hot grid or in oven to soften it prior to molding. May weigh prescribed amount of material for molding. May place plastic sheet into machine fixture to fabricate buttons.
The average plastic press molder salary in United States is $38,181 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $569. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$28,860 (USD)

$45,912 (USD)

Education data not available for this job

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Salary Potential

$44,262 (USD)

16 %

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

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