Furnace Operator Salary (United States)

Male Furnace Operators number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $13.93 per hour in the United States. The top of the range reaches $20.32, and the bottom approaches $10.45 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all—27 percent lack any form of coverage—but most have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Furnace Operator Salary (?
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$10.45 - $20.32
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.45 - $20.32  
   
Overtime
$15.05 - $26.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,850  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,566 - $45,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Furnace Operator

  • Quality control products leaving the furnace and materials entering the furnace.
  • Ensure proper functioning and maintenance of the furnace.
  • Load and unload supplies, products, and fuel.
  • Alert supervisors to safety, mechanical and other problems.

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Experience Affects Furnace Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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