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Compressor Salary
in Alabama, United States

$32,682 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$454

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Compressor is $32,682 a year and $16 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Compressor is between $24,770 and $39,233. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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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.
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Compressor Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 76,120

Estimated population of Compressor jobs: 6,262

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$37,887
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Compressor Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Assembly Operative
Feb 24
Bay Minette, AL, United States
Quincy Compressor LLC
Precision assembly of compressor products to engineering specifications. Improve methods, procedures and quality in the Assembly area. Perform any and all production tasks in the Assembly area as ...
Painter, Recip
Feb 24
Bay Minette, United States
Quincy Compressor LLC
Masks off basic reciprocating compressor products to prepare for painting. * Paints basic compressors and ensures safe procedures are used in the painting process and in cleaning paint guns and paint ...
Air Compressor Sales Representative
Jan 22
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Patton's Inc
As an Air Compressor Sales Representative for Pattons, you will: * Serve as the subject matter expert on technical information for the sales of compressed air systems, accessories, parts, and service
Air Compressor Sales Representative
Jan 22
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Patton's Inc
As an Air Compressor Sales Representative for Pattons, you will: * Serve as the subject matter expert on technical information for the sales of compressed air systems, accessories, parts, and service
Mechanical/Design Engineer
Jan 7
Bay Minette, AL, USA
Long's Human Resource Services
Design of the screw compressor system and system components, such as the inlet filter, oil separator, oil cooler, after-cooler, air or gas piping system, oil piping system and related pneumatic and ...
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