Labeling Machine Operator

Tend machines to attach gummed identification labels to phonograph records.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Labeling Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that attaches gummed identification labels to phonograph records: Places labels on machine spindle and turns on heating element in ram of machine. Positions record on machine bed and presses pedal to start labeling mechanism. Removes labeled record while simultaneously positioning unlabeled record on machine. Repeats operations to label reverse side of record. May tend machine that attaches labels and punches hole in center of records in same operation.

Should I be a Labeling Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Labeler, Machine

    How to Become a
    Labeling Machine Operator

    Most Labeling Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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