Scale Operator Career

Job Description: Inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.

*A job as a Scale Operator falls under the broader career category of Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Scale Operator Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Median Annual Wage

$37,860

Median Hourly Wage

$18.20*

Total Employed Nationally

471,750


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.