(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Loader Head Operator Salary

$34,527 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$501

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Loader Head Operator is $34,527 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Loader Head Operator is between $26,414 and $41,202. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

Average Salary Chart

Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 
arrow_downward
Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills
arrow_downward
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Description:
  • Controls boom conveyors to move materials, such as coal, ore, and gravel, to and from railroad cars or processing station, and storage piles: starts specified boom conveyor and conveyor belts, and adjusts height, swing, and extension of boom according to size of storage pile or position of car.
  • Opens side gates of railroad cars or gates of processing station to dump material onto conveyor that carries it to storage pile.
  • Positions boom conveyor over railroad car and starts flow of materials from plant or storage pile to load car.
  • Regulates conveyor speed to prevent spilling or weight variations among cars.
  • Observes gauges and lights on control panel to detect malfunctions of conveyor system.
  • Diverts materials to storage bins or notifies plant or tipple operator to stop supply of materials during emergency.
  • Lubricates machine, using grease gun and oilcan.
  • May drive mobile boom conveyor to designated work area.
  • May be known as stacker operator.
Loader Head Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 23,390

Estimated population of Loader Head Operator jobs: 783

Rate of error: 3.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,027
5 Year Change:
16 %
Customize:

Get a free Salary Report tailored to your job title, experience and location

 

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Education data not available for this job
Skills data not available for this job

About United States

United States Cost of Living Score:

Loader Head Operator Job Listings for United States

Motive Equipment Operator
Dec 4
Tukwila, WA, USA
BOEING
Manually pick, sort, load, and unload, small packages up to ten feet long weighing up to thirty ... This position requires frequent operating of foot controls, rotation of head/neck, sitting ...
Extrusion Operator
Nov 27
Pineville, NC, USA
mcgee enterprises, inc.
... material loader, extruder vacuum system, regrind loaders and carbon black feeders. 3. General ... print head, adding ink and make-up fluids and changing the operators initials and shift code. 5. ...
Equipment Operator w/CDL
Dec 6
Kent, WA, USA
North Sky Communications
... feet, head, and shoulder Work in congested or remote areas Work while standing or sitting for ... Weekend work/Overtime is dependent on Work Load. Benefits Include: Competitive Pay Health Insurance
Line Operator, Anodize
Nov 26
Winnsboro, SC, USA
Vision Industries, Inc.
Specific Job Requirements · Loading racks of parts onto a common load bar. · Using an overhead ... Lift racks overhead and at head level individually and/or with a partner * Requires constant ...
Extruder Operator - 2nd shift
Nov 12
Duncan, SC, USA
PrideStaff
Load machine hoppers with mixed materials. * Start machines and set controls to regulate vacuum ... Prepare for changeovers by pulling and cleaning screws, burning out die head, cleaning pelletizer ...

The average pay for a Loader Head Operator is $34,527 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Loader Head Operator is between $26,414 and $41,202. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo

Salaries By Location

Loader Head Operator
Loader Head Operator
Visit our white paper page

Download white papers like our popular quarterly national compensation forecast report.

Similar Job Titles

Loader Head Operator
Loader Head Operator
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources
Motive Equipment Operator
Dec 4
Tukwila, WA, USA
BOEING
Manually pick, sort, load, and unload, small packages up to ten feet long weighing up to thirty ... This position requires frequent operating of foot controls, rotation of head/neck, sitting ...
Extrusion Operator
Nov 27
Pineville, NC, USA
mcgee enterprises, inc.
... material loader, extruder vacuum system, regrind loaders and carbon black feeders. 3. General ... print head, adding ink and make-up fluids and changing the operators initials and shift code. 5. ...
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources