Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

General Information

Description

Operate or tend machines to wash or clean products, such as barrels or kegs, glass items, tin plate, food, pulp, coal, plastic, or rubber, to remove impurities.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$32,230

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$43,220
$25,650
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 59%
  • Less than high school 31%
  • Some college 3%
  • Associate's degree 3%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Production and Processing
  • Psychology
  • Mechanical
  • English Language
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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