How much does an Injection Molding Machine Operator make in the United States? The average Injection Molding Machine Operator salary in the United States is $37,039 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $29,004 and $44,114. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
Injection Molding Machine Operator sets up and operates an injection molding machine in order to shape plastics. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position, and secure machinery. Being an Injection Molding Machine Operator adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Additionally, Injection Molding Machine Operator requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. The Injection Molding Machine Operator gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Injection Molding Machine Operator typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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