Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender Salary

A Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender earns an average wage of $13.95 per hour.

$9.79 - $23.73
$9
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $13.95
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $23.73  
   
Overtime
$2.06 - $39.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,926 - $56,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender

  • Inspect and prepare materials for proper equipment operation and production.
  • Assess equipment function and maintenance, documenting and reporting needs.
  • Load materials and cool products.
  • Evaluate load, temperature, progress, quenching and controls for efficiency.

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Pay by Experience Level for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender

Pay by Experience for a Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender has a positive trend. An entry-level Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 5 salaries. A Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, Kettle Operator / Tender Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%