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Extrusion Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$30,000
$25,000
$30,000
$36,000
The average extrusion operator makes about $30,318 per year. That's $14.58 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $25,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $36,000. Many of extrusion operators seem to be drawn to manufacturing and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case extrusion operators tend to work at automotive, manufacturing, and retail companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Alaska, Hawaii and California pay extrusion operators the highest salaries.
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Map of Extrusion Operator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Extrusion Operators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Extrusion Operator Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an extrusion operator is roughly $30,318 per year, which boils down to $14.58 per hour. Interestingly enough, extrusion operators have the highest salaries in Santa Rosa, CA at about $32,448 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Santa Rosa, CA is $20,000. Additionally, extrusion operators make more than the average salary in Taunton, MA, Buffalo, NY, Seguin, TX, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, and Miami, FL. On a more broad level, extrusion operator salaries are highest in Alaska, Hawaii, California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. On the contrary, South Dakota, Kansas, and Nebraska offer the lowest extrusion operator salaries.

City
Average Salary
Santa Rosa, CA
Santa Rosa, CA
$32,448
$32k
Taunton, MA
Taunton, MA
$31,742
$32k
Buffalo, NY
Buffalo, NY
$30,190
$30k
Seguin, TX
Seguin, TX
$29,206
$29k
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
$28,904
$29k
Miami, FL
Miami, FL
$28,342
$28k
Winchester, VA
Winchester, VA
$28,253
$28k
Apple Valley, MN
Apple Valley, MN
$28,201
$28k
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines, IL
$28,150
$28k
Plainfield, IN
Plainfield, IN
$26,999
$27k

High Paying Extrusion Operator Jobs

Average Extrusion Operator Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Pactiv and Medtronic as they offer the highest salaries for extrusion operators.

Company
Average Salary
$42,084
$42k
$39,707
$40k
$38,825
$39k
$37,710
$38k

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Extrusion Operator Salary History

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    Recently Added Extrusion Operator Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Milling & Extrusion Operator
    Milling & Extrusion Operator
    Brenham, TX
    Brenham, TX
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/28/2020
    Prysmian S.P.A.
    Prysmian S.P.A.
    Extrusion Operator
    Extrusion Operator
    Extrusion Operator
    Jackson, TN
    Jackson, TN
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $32,954
    $32,954
    10/27/2020
    Extrusion Operator
    Extrusion Operator
    Des Moines, IA
    Des Moines, IA
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/27/2020
    Extrusion Operators
    Extrusion Operators
    Dalton, GA
    Dalton, GA
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/26/2020
    Deceuninck
    Deceuninck
    Extrusion Operator I Crew 3
    Extrusion Operator I Crew 3
    Extrusion Operator I Crew 3
    Monroe, OH
    Monroe, OH
    10/26/2020
    10/26/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/26/2020
    NOW-Extrusion Operator (Night Shift 8Pm-8Am)
    NOW-Extrusion Operator (Night Shift 8Pm-8Am)
    Cincinnati, OH
    Cincinnati, OH
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $48,001
    $48,001
    10/23/2020
    The Resource
    The Resource
    Extrusion Operator (3RD Shift)
    Extrusion Operator (3RD Shift)
    Extrusion Operator (3RD Shift)
    Statesville, NC
    Statesville, NC
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/23/2020
    Extrusion Operator-Night Shift
    Extrusion Operator-Night Shift
    Fuquay-Varina, NC
    Fuquay-Varina, NC
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/23/2020
    Little Extrusion Operator
    Little Extrusion Operator
    Elk Grove Village, IL
    Elk Grove Village, IL
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/23/2020
    Extrusion Operator-Nights
    Extrusion Operator-Nights
    Auburndale, FL
    Auburndale, FL
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $27,131
    $27,131
    10/21/2020