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Furnace Tender Salary

$38,826 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$579

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Furnace Tender is $38,826 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Furnace Tender is between $29,308 and $46,687. 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 furnace that remelts nonferrous alloyed metals used in diecasting process: shovels specified proportions of scrap metal and ingots into furnace.
  • Sprinkles fluxing compound on molten metal to bring impurities to surface.
  • Skims slag from surface of molten metal, using hand strainer.
  • May transfer molten metal from furnace to bull ladle, using hand ladle.
  • May convey molten metal in bull ladle along overhead monorail, and pour metal into retainer of diecasting machine.
  • May pour molten metal into sand molds, using power hoist.
  • May clean furnaces and equipment.
Furnace Tender Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,670

Estimated population of Furnace Tender jobs: 3,051

Rate of error: 4.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,010
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Furnace Tender Job Listings for United States

Combustion Engineer - Streator, Illinois
Nov 19
Streator, IL, USA
OI
Directs activities of the furnace tenders and the hot repair crew. * Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety and environmental regulations. * Champions energy savings ...

The average pay for a Furnace Tender is $38,826 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Furnace Tender is between $29,308 and $46,687. 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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