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Barrel Line Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$28,284 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$376

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barrel Line Operator is $28,284 a year and $14 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Barrel Line Operator is between $21,811 and $33,551. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates barrel plating equipment to coat metal objects electrolytically with metal to build up, protect, or decorate surfaces: places metal objects in mesh container and immerses objects in cleaning solutions.
  • Places objects in perforated or mesh barrel of plating equipment and clamps door in barrel opening.
  • Turns handle to lower barrel into plating solution and to close electrical contacts.
  • Starts rotation of barrel.
  • Starts flow of electric current through plating solution that decomposes plating metal at anode and deposits metal coating on objects in barrel.
  • Stops flow of current after specified time and removes objects.
  • Places objects in mesh container and immerses objects in rinsing solutions.
  • Dries plated objects, using centrifugal drier or tumbler filled with sawdust.
  • Tests solutions, using hydrometer, and adds chemicals to maintain specified concentrations.
Barrel Line Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Barrel Line Operator jobs: 901

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,789
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Barrel Line Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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