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Heat Treating Furnace Helper Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$34,598 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Heat Treating Furnace Helper is $34,598 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Heat Treating Furnace Helper is between $26,573 and $41,145. 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

  • Performs any combination of following tasks near heat-treat furnace: transfers metal slabs, plates, sheets, and fabricated forms from tables and conveyors to furnace cars and trays, using hoist, handtruck, tractor or by hand.
  • Loads and unloads material from heat-treating, and process-chamber furnaces.
  • Feeds metal into straightening rolls.
  • Breaks lumps of sludge from furnace pots, using airhammer, and shovels sludge into crushing machine.
  • Cuts, identifies, and marks samples, using shear and crayon.
  • Verifies dimensions with tape and micrometer.
  • Separates scrap for remelt according to marking.
  • May feed metal rods from coils into furnace, using hoist, and wind rods into coils as rods emerge from furnace, using winding mechanism.
Heat Treating Furnace Helper Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 19,340

Estimated population of Heat Treating Furnace Helper jobs: 80

Rate of error: 3.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Heat Treating Furnace Helper Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Maintenance Machine Mechanics - 2nd & 3rd Shifts
May 16
Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
Due to our continued growth at FPM Heat Treating we are hiring experienced maintenance - furnace repair. The principle objective of this position is to provide and ensure uninterrupted service by ...
Heat Treat Floor Manager
May 1
East Chicago, IN, USA
Tri-State Metal, Inc.
Heat Treater/Furnace Operator * Controls heat-treating furnaces, baths and quenching equipment to alter physical and chemical properties of metal objects, using specifications and methods of ...
Maintenance Mechanic - $28 / hr
May 15
Carol Stream, IL, USA
A heat treating service provider in Carol Stream, IL is looking for an experienced maintenance ... Maintain, improve, and execute all preventative maintenance schedules for 4 furnace types and all ...
Static Equipment Engineer (98745)
May 8
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Familiarity with code calculations, post weld heat treatment (PWHT), welding symbology and general ... Ability to mentor and help develop younger engineers is considered ideal. * Experience utilizing ...
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Feb 27
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Certified Commercial Heat Treater, located in Northwest suburbs of Illinois has been servicing the ... troubleshooting, and repairing all furnace equipment and machinery. Major Duties and ...
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