Machine Operator Salaries

14,216 SalariesUpdated May 17, 2021

Average Base Pay
$34,453 / yr
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How much does a Machine Operator make?

The national average salary for a Machine Operator is $34,453 in United States. Filter by location to see Machine Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 14,216 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Machine Operator employees.

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Machine Operator

Aerotek

$38,285/yr

Range: $20K - $48K

527 salaries

$38,285/yr
$20K$48K

Machine Operator

Ruby Tuesday

$30,640/yr

Range: $27K - $37K

263 salaries

$30,640/yr
$27K$37K

Machine Operator - Hourly

Express Employment Professionals

$14/hr

Range: $8 - $22

260 salaries

$14/hr
$8$22

Machine Operator - Hourly

WestRock

$21/hr

Range: $11 - $31

112 salaries

$21/hr
$11$31

Machine Operator - Hourly

Manpower

$16/hr

Range: $10 - $26

105 salaries

$16/hr
$10$26

Machine Operator - Hourly

Georgia-Pacific

$20/hr

Range: $11 - $37

91 salaries

$20/hr
$11$37

Machine Operator - Hourly

International Paper

$21/hr

Range: $16 - $37

90 salaries

$21/hr
$16$37

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Machine Operator - Hourly

MyWorkChoice

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $17

76 salaries

$16/hr
$14$17

Machine Operator - Hourly

PepsiCo

$21/hr

Range: $15 - $27

75 salaries

$21/hr
$15$27

Machine Operator

R.R. Donnelley

$40,964/yr

Range: $21K - $66K

74 salaries

$40,964/yr
$21K$66K

Machine Operator - Hourly

Berry Global

$16/hr

Range: $8 - $23

72 salaries

$16/hr
$8$23

Machine Operator - Hourly

Workbox Staffing

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $17

72 salaries

$14/hr
$11$17

Machine Operator

Quad

$44,076/yr

Range: $31K - $68K

70 salaries

$44,076/yr
$31K$68K

Machine Operator - Hourly

Peoplelink Group

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $18

68 salaries

$14/hr
$11$18

Machine Operator - Hourly

Kraft Heinz Company

$21/hr

Range: $9 - $27

67 salaries

$21/hr
$9$27

Machine Operator - Hourly

Randstad

$14/hr

Range: $12 - $21

66 salaries

$14/hr
$12$21

Machine Operator

Amcor

$43,033/yr

Range: $25K - $64K

65 salaries

$43,033/yr
$25K$64K

Machine Operator - Hourly

Eaton

$18/hr

Range: $12 - $24

64 salaries

$18/hr
$12$24

Machine Operator - Hourly

Luttrell Staffing Group

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $19

58 salaries

$13/hr
$10$19

Machine Operator - Hourly

Pactiv

$18/hr

Range: $11 - $27

54 salaries

$18/hr
$11$27

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent machine operator salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$16
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A Machine Operator in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Packing Machine Operator in the Memphis, TN Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Memphis, TN Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$45,530
per year
A Machine Technician in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $45,530 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Columbia, SC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Seneca, SC Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Seneca, SC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
A Refinery Operator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$19
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Savannah, GA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Savannah, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$45,760
per year
A Digital Print Operator in the Baltimore, MD Area area reported making $45,760 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Baltimore, MD Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$58,000
per year
A Machine Operator in the Peoria, IL Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Peoria, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Clewiston, FL Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Clewiston, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private