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Barrel Line Operator Salary
in Austin, Texas

$29,765 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$396

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barrel Line Operator is $29,765 a year and $14 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Barrel Line Operator is between $22,953 and $35,307. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

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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 Austin, Texas, 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:
$34,506
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Austin, Texas

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Description: Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2018 estimate, Austin had a population of 964,254 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Barrel Line Operator is $29,765 a year and $14 an hour in Austin, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Barrel Line Operator is between $22,953 and $35,307. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Austin, Texas.

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