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Hydro Sprayer Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$29,586 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$343

Average Bonus

Last updated: April 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Hydro Sprayer Operator is $29,586 a year and $14 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Hydro Sprayer Operator is between $22,724 and $35,185. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Hydro Sprayer Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates truck-mounted hydro-sprayer to cover areas, such as highway median strip, hillsides and fields with mixture of grass seed, fertilizer and mulch according to specifications: pumps water and dumps seed, fertilizer, and wood fiber into hydro-sprayer tank according to formula.
  • Connects hoses and nozzles, selected according to terrain and distribution pattern requirements, using pressure couplings and threaded fittings.
  • Starts motors and engages machinery, such as hydro-sprayer agitator and pump.
  • Lifts, pushes, and swings nozzle, hose, and tube to direct spray over designated area.
  • Covers area to specified depth, applying knowledge of weather conditions, such as humidity and wind velocity; machinery capacities, such as droplet size and elevation-to-distance ratio; and obstructions, such as trees and buildings.
  • Gives driving instructions to truck driver, using hand and horn signals, to ensure complete coverage of designated area.
  • Cleans and services machinery to ensure operating efficiency, using water, gasoline, lubricants, and handtools.
  • Occasionally plants grass with seed spreader and operates straw blower to cover seeded area with asphalt and straw mixture.
Hydro Sprayer Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

Job family population: 25,900

Estimated population of Hydro Sprayer Operator jobs: 11,942

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,298
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Hydro Sprayer Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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