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Machine Operators earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 68% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Machine Operators work for Sears at $100,000 annually while the lowest paid Machine Operators work for FoamPartner earning approximately $16,000 each year.

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4,518 Machine Operator Salaries

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

+$5K (15%) more than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$2K (5%) less than average Alliance Packaging salary ($37K)
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-$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's Average Machine Operator Salary (23 salaries)

-$1K (3%) less than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$26K (61%) less than average International Paper salary ($55K)
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-$6K (23%) less than average International Paper Machine Operator salary ($29K)
"Pay was very good."
+$22K (55%) more than average International Paper Machine Operator salary ($29K)
+$1K (3%) more than average International Paper Machine Operator salary ($29K)
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$28K BorgWarner's Average Machine Operator Salary (11 salaries)

-$2K (6%) less than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$32K (72%) less than average BorgWarner salary ($60K)
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-$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 · 3 years ago
+$2K (6%) more than average BorgWarner Machine Operator salary ($28K)
$40K BorgWarner Machine Operator · 4 years ago
+$12K (35%) more than average BorgWarner Machine Operator salary ($28K)
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$33K Kraft Foods' Average Machine Operator Salary (8 salaries)

+$3K (9%) more than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
-$20K (46%) less than average Kraft Foods salary ($53K)
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-$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 · 6 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)
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+$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)
-$6K (15%) less than average Weaver Popcorn salary ($43K)
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+$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)
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-$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)
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-$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 · 6 years ago
Equal to average Ecolab Machine Operator salary ($30K)
$20K Ecolab Machine Operator · 6 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)
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-$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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$32K Benchmark Staffing's Average Machine Operator Salary (3 salaries)

+$2K (6%) more than national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)
+$2K (6%) more than average Benchmark Staffing salary ($30K)
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-$3K (9%) less than average Benchmark Staffing Machine Operator salary ($32K)
"Since my time with Benchmark was short, I didn't get a chance to advance in pay rate. I feel since I had previous experience I could have gotten more of what I was looking for at the time. That didn't stop me for taking pride in my job and do it the best of my knowledge. They gave me the opportunity of employment when I needed it the most and I'm grateful for that in which I really appreciate. I'm sure if my time with them was extended there would have been room for pay rate to improve."
-$4K (13%) less than average Benchmark Staffing Machine Operator salary ($32K)
+$3K (8%) more than average Benchmark Staffing Machine Operator salary ($32K)
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