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Compressor Salary
in United Kingdom

£26,449 (GBP)

Average Salary

£13/hr

Average Hourly

£368

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 22, 2020

The average pay for a Compressor is £26,449 a year and £13 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Compressor is between £20,046 and £31,751. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates machine to compress granulated or powdered ingredients into products, such as medicinal tablets and storage battery pellets: installs dies in machine and adjusts spring tension and ram pressure of air- or hydraulic-powered press, according to specifications, using handtools.
  • Presses control button to activate machine.
  • Scoops ingredients into hopper or positions canister of powder on top of hopper, using overhead lift.
  • Raises lever to stop machine and collects samples of product, according to established frequency, using tweezers.
  • Examines, weighs, and tests samples for defects, such as surface chips and pits, soft centers, and excessive brittleness, using micrometers, scale, and hardness tester; or determines dimensions of sample to verify machine setup, using calipers, micrometers, and go-not-go gauges.
  • Routes sample to lab for analysis, according to procedure.
  • Adjusts machine pressure and tension to remove product flaws and ensure conformity to product specifications.
  • Records product information, such as scrap quantity, machine number, and ingredients, used to complete work ticket.
  • Places completed work tickets with trays of product awaiting further processing.
  • Removes and cleans dies and compression chambers, using swabs.
  • May only operate machines and notify supervisor or setup personnel of needed adjustments to machines.
  • May pour metal bottom sections of battery and battery pellets into bins of consolidation equipment that operates automatically in conjunction with press machines to insert pellets into cans to form partial assembly of battery.
  • May a.

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Estimated salary in 2025:
£30,662
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Compressor is £26,449 a year and £13 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Compressor is between £20,046 and £31,751. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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