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Lead Handler Salary

$30,627 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lead Handler is $30,627 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Lead Handler is between $23,711 and $36,205. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following duties in shot tower to facilitate production of small arms ammunition: unloads lead pigs from freight car and conveys and stacks them, using electric forklift truck.
  • Loads specified proportions of lead and antimony-lead pigs onto conveyor, using electric hoist.
  • Opens and closes valves, using metal hook, to direct conveyor flow of scrap shot to designated storage bins at top of shot tower.
  • Lights fires under lead melting kettles and dross converter.
  • Dumps or shovels scrap lead or dross into kettles or converter.
  • Skims dross from molten lead, using skimming ladle.
  • Removes dross from converter, using rake and hoe.
Lead Handler Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Helpers--Production Workers

Job family population: 402,140

Estimated population of Lead Handler jobs: 535

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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