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Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Salary

$34,492 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$459

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is $34,492 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is between $26,352 and $41,160. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls equipment to clean and grind whole grain for use in production of distilled liquors: inspects carloads of whole grain to detect presence of harmful insects, such as weevils and grain beetles.
  • Collects sample of grain from each carload for laboratory analysis.
  • Records number of boxcar from which each sample is taken.
  • Pumps whole grain from boxcars to storage tanks or hopper of cleaning machine, using air-conveyor chutes.
  • Starts automatic cleaning machine that blows and sifts foreign particles, such as dirt, twigs, and stones from whole grain and conveys clean grain to storage tank for further processing.
  • Pumps clean grain from storage tank into hopper balanced on scale and records weight of grain before dumping into grinding machine.
  • Starts grinding machine, and regulates flow of grain from hopper.
  • Pumps ground meal from grinding machine into scale-hopper to compute and record difference in weight of grain before and after grinding.
  • Pumps ground meal into meal tank for further processing.
  • Signals miller helper, distillery to connect air-conveyor chutes to pumps and storage tanks, clean or change screens on cleaning machine, stop and start pumps, conveyors, and machines, and lubricate moving parts of machines and equipment.
  • Makes minor repairs and adjustments to pumps, air-conveyor chutes, and machines.
  • May be designated according to specific duties as grain miller; grain-cleaner-and-transfer operator.
Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator jobs: 322

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,986
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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