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-$5K (18%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$13K (41%) less than **average New Process Steel salary ($38K)**

**Equal to** average New Process Steel Machine Operator salary ($25K)

*"I think I was getting paid ok for what I was operated but it was not fine by me."*
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-$5K (18%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$40K (88%) less than **average Technimark salary ($65K)**

**Equal to** average Technimark Machine Operator salary ($25K)

*"I think all the operators are underpaid. It's one of the most demanding positions because of the 12 hour shifts. Also there is a lot of repetitious action and some of their equipment has bottlenecking problems making it difficult to keep up at times."*
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-$5K (18%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$3K (11%) less than **average Butler-MacDonald salary ($28K)**

**Equal to** average Butler-MacDonald Machine Operator salary ($25K)

*"I was very underpaid in my last job. I had to run two machines at the same time, the off shift had two operator they still could not keep up with my production."*
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-$5K (18%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$13K (41%) less than **average Aryzta salary ($38K)**

**Equal to** average Aryzta Machine Operator salary ($25K)

*"When I first worked at my current company I got started off with $10.00 an hour and now I make 12.42 an hour. It's a blessing to have a job but I have to say it's no glitz and glamour. I have to do what I have to do to get the things I need and help out my family best I can."*
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-$5K (18%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$18K (52%) less than **average Surge salary ($43K)**

**Equal to** average Surge Machine Operator salary ($25K)

*"Fair considering the fact I worked through a temp agency."*
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-$7K (26%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

**Equal to** average B3C Fuel Solutions salary ($23K)

**Equal to** average B3C Fuel Solutions Machine Operator salary ($23K)

*"I never complain every cent counts in my eyes as long as my bills get paid then I'm happy"*
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-$9K (35%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$4K (17%) less than **average Port City Group salary ($25K)**

**Equal to** average Port City Group Machine Operator salary ($21K)

*"Underpaid. I am aften asked to train employees or pick up their slack which I do without hesitation. But when it is a regular occurance I believe I should be compensated for it."*
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-$9K (35%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

-$20K (64%) less than **average Premium Waters salary ($41K)**

**Equal to** average Premium Waters Machine Operator salary ($21K)

*"Underpaid because I am a temp."*
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-$9K (35%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

**Equal to** average Lauren Plastics salary ($21K)

**Equal to** average Lauren Plastics Machine Operator salary ($21K)

*"I feel I'm getting paid for what I do."*
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-$9K (35%) less than **national average Machine Operator salary ($30K)**

**Equal to** average Tramec Plastics & Composites salary ($21K)

**Equal to** average Tramec Plastics & Composites Machine Operator salary ($21K)

*"The pay could be a little bit more."*