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Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators

Operate machines that wash products.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$18.65 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  6.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect production equipment.
  • Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Monitor instruments to ensure proper production conditions.
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