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Machine Operators earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 62% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Machine Operators work for Newmont Mining at $61,000 annually while the lowest paid Machine Operators work for Key Safety Systems earning approximately $18,000 each year.

$30K Machine Operator National Average (4,272 salaries)
$25K Happiest Machine Operator is at STIHL (4)
$61K Highest Paid Machine Operator is at Newmont Mining (6)

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4,272 Machine Operator Salaries

$35K Alliance Packaging's Average Machine Operator Salary (2 salaries)

+$5K (15%) more than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$1K (2%) less than average Alliance Packaging salary ($36K)
-$2K (5%) less than average Alliance Packaging Machine Operator salary ($35K)
"Pay should be decided on capability. I believe in hard work and fulfilling all my dreams that I have dreamed so far."
+$1K (2%) more than average Alliance Packaging Machine Operator salary ($35K)
"I thought my salary was very good."

$29K International Paper Co.'s Average Machine Operator Salary (23 salaries)

-$1K (3%) less than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$26K (61%) less than average International Paper Co. salary ($55K)
-$6K (23%) less than average International Paper Co. Machine Operator salary ($29K)
"Pay was very good."
+$22K (55%) more than average International Paper Co. Machine Operator salary ($29K)
+$1K (3%) more than average International Paper Co. Machine Operator salary ($29K)
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$28K BorgWarner's Average Machine Operator Salary (10 salaries)

-$2K (6%) less than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$32K (72%) less than average BorgWarner salary ($60K)
-$7K (28%) less than average BorgWarner Machine Operator salary ($28K)
"I felt that I was being paid enough for a college student needing money, but as far as a career.... no. I felt I was being underpaid."
$30K BorgWarner Machine Operator · This month
+$2K (6%) more than average BorgWarner Machine Operator salary ($28K)
$40K BorgWarner Machine Operator · 3 years ago
+$12K (35%) more than average BorgWarner Machine Operator salary ($28K)
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$33K Kraft Foods' Average Machine Operator Salary (7 salaries)

+$3K (9%) more than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$19K (44%) less than average Kraft Foods salary ($52K)
-$4K (12%) less than average Kraft Foods Machine Operator salary ($33K)
"I was paid the right amount for what I knew how to do."
$44K Kraft Foods Machine Operator · 4 years ago
+$11K (28%) more than average Kraft Foods Machine Operator salary ($33K)
$40K Kraft Foods Machine Operator · 5 years ago
+$7K (19%) more than average Kraft Foods Machine Operator salary ($33K)
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$27K ThyssenKrupp Elevator's Average Machine Operator Salary (7 salaries)

-$3K (10%) less than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$28K (68%) less than average ThyssenKrupp Elevator salary ($55K)
+$6K (20%) more than average ThyssenKrupp Elevator Machine Operator salary ($27K)
"I believe I was being underpaid, I was in my field longer than my father yet at the company he works for, he was making $5.00/hour more than me. Comparable jobs in the market paid about 25% more than what I was making."
+$14K (41%) more than average ThyssenKrupp Elevator Machine Operator salary ($27K)
+$3K (10%) more than average ThyssenKrupp Elevator Machine Operator salary ($27K)
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$37K Weaver Popcorn's Average Machine Operator Salary (6 salaries)

+$7K (20%) more than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$4K (10%) less than average Weaver Popcorn salary ($41K)
+$3K (7%) more than average Weaver Popcorn Machine Operator salary ($37K)
"I feel like my compensation is a little small compared to the job requirements. I have to learn how to do more than one position plus master the program used to make transactions and inventory changes. No other position requires as much but pays more."
-$7K (20%) less than average Weaver Popcorn Machine Operator salary ($37K)
-$7K (20%) less than average Weaver Popcorn Machine Operator salary ($37K)
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$29K KIK Custom Products' Average Machine Operator Salary (6 salaries)

-$1K (3%) less than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$16K (43%) less than average KIK Custom Products salary ($45K)
-$2K (7%) less than average KIK Custom Products Machine Operator salary ($29K)
"It's good being a Machine Operator 13.30 per hour, and on overtime we are paid double as 26 dollars per hour."
-$5K (18%) less than average KIK Custom Products Machine Operator salary ($29K)
+$6K (18%) more than average KIK Custom Products Machine Operator salary ($29K)
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$30K Ecolab's Average Machine Operator Salary (5 salaries)

Equal to national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$20K (50%) less than average Ecolab salary ($50K)
-$7K (26%) less than average Ecolab Machine Operator salary ($30K)
"I have always been underpaid for the work I did. I however still came in and did my job, worked hard and gave 110%. I know for a fact that others were paid over $2 more an hour than me and they never did the work I did. Not tooting my own horn but I do work hard and my co-workers always complemented on my work."
$30K Ecolab Machine Operator · 5 years ago
Equal to average Ecolab Machine Operator salary ($30K)
$20K Ecolab Machine Operator · 5 years ago
-$10K (40%) less than average Ecolab Machine Operator salary ($30K)
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$25K Select Staffing's Average Machine Operator Salary (5 salaries)

-$5K (18%) less than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$5K (18%) less than average Select Staffing salary ($30K)
-$8K (38%) less than average Select Staffing Machine Operator salary ($25K)
"the amount was fair in the time I spent during my employment."
+$5K (18%) more than average Select Staffing Machine Operator salary ($25K)
-$11K (56%) less than average Select Staffing Machine Operator salary ($25K)
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$40K Leprino Foods' Average Machine Operator Salary (2 salaries)

+$10K (28%) more than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$20K (40%) less than average Leprino Foods salary ($60K)
+$8K (18%) more than average Leprino Foods Machine Operator salary ($40K)
"I felt that I was paid well for the work that I did. There are certainly other jobs that pay less, but all in all I felt that the pay was right where it should be for the amount of time that I worked there."
$32K Leprino Foods Machine Operator · 3 years ago
-$8K (22%) less than average Leprino Foods Machine Operator salary ($40K)
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