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Carbide Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$43,666 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Carbide Operator is $43,666 a year and $21 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Carbide Operator is between $32,695 and $52,774. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Fabricates tungsten-carbide cutting tips for use on lathes, planers, milling machines, and other metalworking tools, using mechanical or hydraulic press, furnaces, cutting and grinding wheels, and precision-measuring instruments: weighs cobalt, carbon, tungsten, titanium, and other powdered metals on balance scale to obtain specified molding mixture.
  • Pours mixture from pans into molds or into hoppers for automatic feeding into molds in press.
  • Turns valves on press to compress mixture into billet.
  • Removes billet from press.
  • Sets automatic feed, time, and temperature controls on sintering furnace.
  • Feeds billets into furnace to fuse metals together.
  • Removes billets from furnace and cuts and grinds them into cutting tips, using diamond cutting wheel and electric grinding wheel.
  • Measures cutting edges of tips to ensure attainment of specified tolerances, using gauges, rulers, micrometers, and protractors.
  • Sets pyrometer controls of heat-treating furnace, and feeds cutting tips into furnace to harden them.
  • May regrind cutting tips and remeasure for conformance to specifications.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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