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Barrel Line Operator Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$28,369 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$377

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barrel Line Operator is $28,369 a year and $14 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Barrel Line Operator is between $21,876 and $33,652. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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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 Knoxville, Tennessee, 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:
$32,888
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

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