2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders operate or tend equipment such as cooling and freezing units, refrigerators, batch freezers, and freezing tunnels, to cool or freeze products, food, blood plasma, and chemicals.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $26,190 to $29,920 per year or $13 to $14 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$28||$58,290|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$23||$48,230|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$18||$37,650|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$14||$29,920|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$13||$26,190|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operator and Tender is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NJ doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NJ might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Cooling Machine Operators are in the states of NJ, KS, MN, MI and AZ.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Support Activities for Crop Production||$44010||$21.16|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$43440||$20.88|
|Other Food Manufacturing||$43180||$20.76|
|Warehousing and Storage||$41180||$19.80|
|Animal Food Manufacturing||$40910||$19.67|
|Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing||$40260||$19.36|
|Dairy Product Manufacturing||$40230||$19.34|
|Animal Slaughtering and Processing||$39600||$19.04|
|Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods||$38130||$18.33|
|Other Amusement and Recreation Industries||$37570||$18.06|
|Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing||$36170||$17.39|
|Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging||$29940||$14.40|