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Dope Firer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,225 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$506

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dope Firer is $37,225 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Dope Firer is between $28,326 and $44,573. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends portable kettle that heats tar, asphalt, lead, or sealing compound for use as protective coating for pipelines, roofs, and pavement: cuts asphalt, tar, or other corrosion-resistant compound into pieces with ax and places pieces in kettle.
  • Maintains fire under kettle to bring materials to required temperature, judging heat from appearance of materials and gauges on kettle.
  • May remove adhering asphalt from rakes or tamping irons by heating them or by use of fuel oil.
  • May be designated according to material heated as leadite heater; tar heater.
Dope Firer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Dope Firer jobs: 263

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,154
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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