How much does a Packaging Machine Operator III make in the United States? The average Packaging Machine Operator III salary in the United States is $46,300 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $40,549 and $52,962. 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. 

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Job Description for Packaging Machine Operator III

Packaging Machine Operator III sets up and operates a packaging machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Fills, secures, and labels containers according to company and/or customer specifications. Being a Packaging Machine Operator III verifies goods packaged against package invoices. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position and secure machinery. Additionally, Packaging Machine Operator III adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion. Documents inventory number and weight and organizes packages. May make minor repairs to packaging equipment as needed. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Packaging Machine Operator III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Packaging Machine Operator III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Vaso Corporation operates in the healthcare equipment and information technology industries in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: IT, Professional Sales Service, and Equipment. The IT segment primarily focuses on healthcare IT and managed network technology services. Thi... More
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Skills associated with Packaging Machine Operator III: Numerical Control, Machine Programming, Manufacturing, Injection Molding, Machine Operation ...More

Salary estimation for Packaging Machine Operator III at companies like : CHRISTOPHER & BANKS CORP, VASO CORP, WORLD FUEL SERVICES CORP

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