Furnace Operator Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Furnace Operator is $14.48 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Furnace Operator Total Pay (?
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$10.61 - $20.35
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $20.35  
   
Overtime
$15.39 - $27.98  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,704 - $48,120  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

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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
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 24%
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