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Barrel Line Operator Salary
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$30,497 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$406

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barrel Line Operator is $30,497 a year and $15 an hour in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Barrel Line Operator is between $23,517 and $36,175. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 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:
$35,354
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale Cost of Living Score:

Description: Fort Lauderdale () is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 28 miles (45 km) north of Miami. It is the county seat of Broward County. As of the 2017 census, the city has an estimated population of 180,072. Fort Lauderdale is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,158,824 people in 2017.The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C) and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Greater Fort Lauderdale, encompassing all of Broward County, hosted 12 million visitors in 2012, including 2.8 million international visitors. In 2012...

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