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Cylinder Filler Salary

$38,923 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$553

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Cylinder Filler is $38,923 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Filler is between $29,381 and $46,804. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Cylinder Filler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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:
  • Fills cylinders and other containers with liquefied or compressed gases using equipment.
  • Changes cylinder valves with wrench, or adjusts them to prescribed tension, using torque wrench.
  • Rolls cylinders onto platform scale, or positions cylinders in manifold racks manually or with chain hoist.
  • Connects lines from manifold to cylinders, using wrench.
  • Fills cylinders by any of following methods: (1) sets pressure gauge to specified reading and listens for buzzer indicating completion of filling; (2) adjusts valves and observes gauge to fill cylinders to specified pressure; (3) observes scale indicator to fill cylinders to specified weight; or (4) fills cylinder to excess, rolls cylinder onto scale, and connects exhaust line to release excess gas and attain prescribed gross weight.
  • Sprays or brushes chemical solution onto cylinder valve to test for leaks.
  • Fills out and attaches warning and identification tags or decals, specifying tare and gross weight, cylinder number, type of gas, and date filled, and records data.
  • May test gas for purity, using burette or other testing equipment.
  • May inspect or test empty cylinder.
  • May evacuate residual gases from cylinders.
  • May test filled cylinders for specified gas pressure by connecting gauge and comparing reading with chart.
  • May tend and maintain generator or compressor in filling process.
  • May be designated according to type of container filled.
Cylinder Filler Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 395,330

Estimated population of Cylinder Filler jobs: 8,266

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$45,122
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Cylinder Filler Job Listings for United States

Cylinder Filler
Jan 22
Jupiter, FL, USA
Matheson
Overview POSITION SUMMARY The Cylinder Filler is responsible for safely handling and filling gas products into liquid, medical and high-pressure gas cylinders in compliance with federal, state, local ...
Cylinder Filler
Nov 29
Sioux City, IA, USA
Matheson
Overview Starting rate $16/hr POSITION SUMMARY The Cylinder Filler is responsible for safely handling and filling gas products into liquid, medical and high-pressure gas cylinders in compliance with ...
Welder
Jan 16
Hampton, IA, USA
WorkRocket
Seabee Cylinders , a leading cylinder manufacturer, is looking for a Welder to join their team in ... Applies filler rod manually to supply weld metal. * Cleans or degreases weld joint or work piece

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cylinder Filler is $38,923 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cylinder Filler is between $29,381 and $46,804. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Cylinder Filler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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