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Dumper Salary

$47,131 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$830

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Dumper is $47,131 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dumper is between $34,906 and $57,298. 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:
  • Dumps materials, such as coal, chemicals, flue dust, grain, ore, sugar, and salt, into and from railway cars, trucks, or other vehicles, according to specific instructions: positions and blocks vehicles by signaling locomotive engineer or truck driver, heavy, or by using winch and car jack or powered tractor to spot cars and set brakes.
  • Positions spout, chute, and conveyor over or into car, truck, bin, or storage pile, and opens slide in spout or chute to start flow of material into or from vehicles.
  • Positions vehicle over storage bin and opens air valve, side door, or car hopper door; starts conveyors, pneumatic conveyors, or elevators; and adjusts dampers to feed materials to specified bin.
  • May use power scoop to pull grain from car into receiving chute.
  • May collect grain sample, using probe.
  • May drive truck onto ramp, secure it with blocks, and attach hook from electric hoist to front end of trailer or truck and push button to activate hoist or move lever of hydraulic lift to elevate front end of truck as tailgate is opened to dump material.
  • May vibrate hopper to facilitate flow into slurry pit, using airhammer.
  • May open solvent tank valve and start pump to wash and transfer residue of materials to saturator and other tanks.
  • May observe pressure gauges and adjust valves to maintain specified pumping pressure.
  • May record car identifying information, such as weight and volume of material loaded and number of cars dumped or filled.
Dumper Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Crane and Tower Operators

Job family population: 44,410

Estimated population of Dumper jobs: 1,003

Rate of error: 2.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,638
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...

Dumper Job Listings for United States

Power Plant Operator - Fuels
Oct 24
Newburgh, Indiana, USA
Alcoa Inc.
Operate Car Dumper: Start associated belts; troubleshoot problem if needed; fill out dumper report; send test run sampler to tripper floor; adjust feeders to maintain flow; monitor and maintain belt ...
Utility/Processing Associate
Nov 6
South Holland, IL, USA
Carl Buddig and Company
Load dumper with proper meat products and spices.Execute the mixing process.Correctly move combos from designated rooms, record temperatures, and weigh product.Review schedule and weigh quantities ...
Maintenance Mechanic - Processing Department
Nov 11
South Holland, IL, USA
Carl Buddig and Company
Change over, repair, and/or make adjustments to beehive heads, grinder screw and heads, dumper cylinders and chutes, stuffer feed screws, vacuum pumps and gearboxes, motors for smokehouses, rooftop ...
Line Operator
Oct 15
Mount Juliet, TN, USA
Advantage Resourcing
... dumper, QC, labeling etc Contact Us: Please like our Facebook Page for DAILY job updates and events: @AdvantageNashvilleTn You can also apply online at our website: Feel free to call us at 615-360 ...
Downtown Operator I Bay Lead st Shift
Oct 20
Manawa, Wisconsin, USA
Bay Valley Foods
... lineworker, dumper, stacker, sanitation, or material handler positions  Other duties may be assigned.  Operator roles may be: 12qt Filler, Small Stix Fillers and Cartoner, Bay 7, Bay 14 ...

The average pay for a Dumper is $47,131 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dumper is between $34,906 and $57,298. 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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