Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operator / Tender Salary

A Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operator / Tender earns an average wage of $11.74 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$8.94 - $18.44
(Median)
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.94 - $18.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$17.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$80.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,865 - $52,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operator / Tender

Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators/tenders operate and tend to machines which remove impurities from pickling units, such as kegs or barrels, glass containers, tin plates, plastic, rubber, and organic materials such as fruit, animal stock, or pulp. They use chemicals to maintain specific concentrations and solution-levels, clean machines, and drain and refill tanks at regular intervals, and they also draw and submit samples for lab analysis and test solutions to ensure they conform to set standards, including proper levels of acidity and gravity. They may monitor the operations of machinery, gauges, and thermometers and make adjustments to maintain specific conditions, as well as set controls for regulation of temperature and length of cycles. They also operate conveyors, agitators, and pumps and examine machines to prevent and detect malfunctions and record readings, processing times, test results, and materials used.

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Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operator / Tender Tasks

  • Measure, weigh, and mix cleaning solutions.
  • Drain, clean, and refill machines or tanks at designated intervals.
  • Wash and remove impurities from items such as barrels or kegs, plastic, rubber, and glass products.
  • Draw samples for laboratory analysis and test solutions for conformance to specifications.

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Experience Affects Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operator / Tender Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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