Alternate Job Titles: Senior Machine Operator, Machine Operator III
How much does a Machine Operator III make? The median annual Machine Operator III salary is $43,271, as of September 30, 2016, with a range usually between $38,247-$49,664, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Machine Operator III in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Machine Operator III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Machine Operator III in the United States is $43,271, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Machine Operator III in the United States are expected to make less than $43,271.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Machine Operator III that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Machine Operator III are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2016
Sets up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position and secure machinery. Adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. View full job description