2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders operate or tend food or tobacco roasting, baking, or drying equipment, including hearth ovens, kiln driers, roasters, char kilns, and vacuum drying equipment.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $22,530 to $27,060 per year or $11 to $13 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 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking and Drying Machine 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%)||$25||$52,940|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$20||$41,410|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$16||$32,480|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$13||$27,060|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$11||$22,530|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking and Drying Machine Operator and Tender is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Food Machine Operators are in the states of NC, IA, OK, KY and MT.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Grain and Oilseed Milling||$45680||$21.96|
|Dairy Product Manufacturing||$40920||$19.67|
|Restaurants and Other Eating Places||$40770||$19.60|
|Animal Food Manufacturing||$37970||$18.25|
|Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods||$36220||$17.41|
|Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing||$35910||$17.27|
|Other Food Manufacturing||$35190||$16.92|
|Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging||$34960||$16.81|
|Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing||$34790||$16.73|
|Support Activities for Crop Production||$34680||$16.67|
|Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing||$33070||$15.90|
|Animal Slaughtering and Processing||$32470||$15.61|
|Food and Beverage Stores||$25240||$12.13|