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Heat Treater Salary
in Alabama, United States

$38,053 (USD)

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Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Heat Treater is $38,053 a year and $18 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Heat Treater is between $28,376 and $46,107. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Heat Treater. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and controls heat-treating furnaces, baths and quenching equipment to alter physical and chemical properties of metal objects, using specifications and methods of controlled heating and cooling, such as hardening, tempering, annealing, case-hardening, and normalizing.
  • Ascertains temperature and time of heating cycle, and type and temperature of baths and quenching medium to reach specified hardness, toughness, and ductility of parts, using standard heat-treating charts, and utilizing knowledge of heat-treating methods, equipment, and properties of metals.
  • Changes furnace controls and observes pyrometer to bring furnace to prescribed temperature.
  • Loads parts into furnace.
  • Removes parts after prescribed time and quenches parts in water, oil, brine, or other bath, or allows parts to cool in air.
Heat Treater Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 19,340

Estimated population of Heat Treater jobs: 1,054

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Heat Treater Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Additive Manufacturing Heat Treat Lead
Mar 5
Tanner, United States
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Advanced knowledge of heat treatment equipment. Additive Manufacturing preferred but not required. Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package ...
Metal Finisher Levels I-II-III
Feb 28
Madison, AL, USA
Onin Staffing
This work may include polishing, deburring, welding, brazing, passivating, electro-polishing, bead blasting, tumbling, heat treating, laser marking, assembling and reworking product. Work is ...
Prototype CNC Programmer
Feb 15
Montgomery, AL, USA
Affordable Personnel Services
... heat treating, gun drilling, grinding. • Proven experience and proficiency in CNC programming (G-Code) for HMC, VMC & Multi- axis Lathes. • Proven experience and proficiency in CAD/CAM software ...
Area Safety Coordinator
Mar 12
Jasper, AL, USA
Commerical Metals Company
These locations engage in Heat Treating, Recycling, and Rebar Fabrication. Travel would be approximately 50-60%, with overnight stays required within the assigned area. CMC has a world class safety ...
Quality Engineer - Additive Manufacturing
Mar 5
Tanner, United States
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Familiarity with Additive Manufacturing processes, Heat Treatment processes and metrology techniques. Expert knowledge of quality system management, audit and corrective action processes, root cause ...
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