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Barrel Line Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$32,741 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$435

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barrel Line Operator is $32,741 a year and $16 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Barrel Line Operator is between $25,247 and $38,837. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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:
$37,956
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Barrel Line Operator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Senior Extrusion Operator
May 24
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Snelling Staffing, L.L.C.
Cleaning of the barrel. * Filling, draining and/or cleaning of the hopper. * Attaching loading ... Checks line activity sheets, key dimension sheets and reads shop orders. * Produce parts that meet ...
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