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Drier Operator Salary

$44,069 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$679

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Drier Operator is $44,069 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drier Operator is between $32,862 and $53,395. 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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Description:
  • Tends vacuum drum driers that heat liquid compounds to form caked or powdered chemical products: connects tube from feed inlet to drum containing liquid to be dried.
  • Turns steam and coolant valves and observes thermometer to regulate temperature of steam-jacketed drum enclosed in vacuum chamber, according to specifications.
  • Starts pump and observes vacuum gauge to maintain prescribed vacuum in chamber.
  • Starts revolving drum that dries liquid as it splashes against heated drum, forming caked or powdered product that is removed from surface of drum by scraper blade.
  • Observes and feels dried product, periodically submits sample for laboratory moisture analysis, and adjusts drying temperature and vacuum if product does not meet plant standards.
  • Records drying time of batch, gauge readings, and amount or weight of materials dried.
  • May set scraper blade at specified distance from drum, using handtools.
  • May fill containers with dried materials, weigh containers, and tag containers for shipment or storage.
Drier Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 17,730

Estimated population of Drier Operator jobs: 213

Rate of error: 3.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,088
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Drier Operator Job Listings for United States

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Nov 1
Skykomish, United States
Vail Resorts
Stevens Pass premier geographic location at the crest of the Cascades grants us cooler and drier ... Train operators how to perform maintenance checks, line inspections, and document dispatch ...
Section Chief Lift Ops- Day or Nights! - Winter Seasonal
Nov 26
Leavenworth, United States
Vail Resorts
You will teach new employees how to be Lift Operators and to provide quality customer service to ... Stevens Pass premier geographic location at the crest of the Cascades grants us cooler and drier ...
Section Chief Lift Ops- Day or Nights! - Winter Seasonal
Nov 1
Skykomish, United States
Vail Resorts
You will teach new employees how to be Lift Operators and to provide quality customer service to ... Stevens Pass premier geographic location at the crest of the Cascades grants us cooler and drier ...

The average pay for a Drier Operator is $44,069 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Drier Operator is between $32,862 and $53,395. 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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