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Leacher Salary
in Montana, United States

$37,141 (USD)

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Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leacher is $37,141 a year and $18 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Leacher is between $27,847 and $44,888. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Controls equipment to leach out metal from ore in solution: weighs sample of solution and evaporates moisture from it, using heater.
  • Reweighs sample to determine percentage of solid material in solution.
  • Siphons water from solution to obtain specified concentration, following chart.
  • Turns valves to feed chemicals, such as cyanide or acid, into tank of ground ore or filtered slime.
  • Starts mechanical agitators and observes percolation of solution to ascertain dissolution of ore.
  • Tests solution with hydrometer to determine degree of ore concentration.
  • Obtains sample of solution for laboratory analysis.
  • May supervise workers in loading and excavating leaching tanks.
  • May tend filtering machine to separate fluids from metal.
  • May tend pumps to force ground ore and solution into or from tanks.
  • May lubricate equipment and clean tank with water hose.
  • May heat solution in tank with steam and add premeasured amounts of solid materials, such as manganese.
  • May be designated according to ore leached as molybdenum-leaching-plant operator.
Leacher Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Leacher jobs: 74

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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