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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.

Salary Breakdown

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Average

$38,530

ANNUAL

$18.53

HOURLY

Entry Level

$30,010

ANNUAL

$14.43

HOURLY

Mid Level

$37,770

ANNUAL

$18.16

HOURLY

Expert Level

$49,670

ANNUAL

$23.88

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

340

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Food Production

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Category Flexibility


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