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Glass Lathe Operator Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$30,713 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$393

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Glass Lathe Operator is $30,713 a year and $15 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Glass Lathe Operator is between $23,433 and $36,681. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates glass lathe to cut, shape, and seal glass bulbs used in manufacturing electronic tubes, following blueprints, standard procedures, and sample parts: places glass blanks and tube components in chuck or tailstock of lathe, adjusts and locks parts in lathe manually or depresses pedal of compressed air device that automatically locks parts in lathe.
  • Starts lathe, lights gas-torch heating element, turns valve to regulate flames, according to specified heating rate, and heats glass to working temperature indicated by color.
  • Turns handwheels or pushes lever to control heating of specified areas of glass parts.
  • Depresses pedal to control air blast and holds tools against revolving glass to perform mechanical operations, such as cutting and shaping glass to repair defects.
  • Anneals glass parts, using gas torch.
  • May operate glass lathe to form glass beads on tube components or to seal new glass tubing on necks of rebuilt television or oscilloscope tubes.
  • May fuse glass seal tube and connector pins into side of partially formed vacuum tubes, using gas torch.
Glass Lathe Operator Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Glass Lathe Operator jobs: 10

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,604
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Glass Lathe Operator Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

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