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Paper Goods Machine Operators

Operate paper goods machines.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$20.79 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -9.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions.
  • Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment.
  • Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing.
  • Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
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