Men make up the majority of Furnace Operators in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $13.74 per hour. Although slightly less than a third lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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).
$23,974 - $44,762
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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.