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Hammer Heater Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,937 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$502

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hammer Heater is $36,937 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Hammer Heater is between $28,145 and $44,190. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls oil, gas, or electrical furnace to heat stock, such as billets, bars, plates and rods, preparatory to forging, following work order specifications: reads dials and gauges, and turns knobs to regulate flow of fuel or electric current to verify and maintain specified temperature within furnace.
  • Positions stock in furnace, using tongs or chain hoist.
  • Observes color of metal or reads pyrometer to determine when stock reaches forging temperature.
  • Pulls stock from furnace and delivers it to forging press or hammer, using tongs or chain hoist.
  • Usually works as member of hammer, press, or upsetter crew.
  • May place heated workpiece on conveyor for transporting to work area.
  • May turn knobs to synchronize speed of feed and takeoff conveyors of automatic furnace.
Hammer Heater Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Hammer Heater jobs: 130

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,820
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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