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Melter Operator Salary

$44,159 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$711

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Melter Operator is $44,159 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Melter Operator is between $32,929 and $53,504. 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.

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Description:
  • Operates heating and mixing equipment (melters) that reclaims uncrystallized sugar from molasses and softens molasses adhering to sugar crystals: starts pumps, turns valves to start flow of molasses, and starts conveyor that dumps sugar crystals into melting tanks.
  • Turns steam valves to maintain specified temperature, and starts agitators.
  • Observes dials on panelboard and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperature, steam pressure, and density of mixture.
  • Tests mixture for alkalinity, using ph meter, and posts data, such as test results, temperature, and density of mixture on report form.
  • May mix and store milk of lime solution.
  • May add milk of lime to mixture to obtain specified alkalinity.
  • May pump liquors to char house for filtration.
  • May clean pump screens, using hose and water.
Melter Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,670

Estimated population of Melter Operator jobs: 30

Rate of error: 4.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,192
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Melter Operator Job Listings for United States

Gelatin Tech 2nd shift
Dec 4
Vista, CA, USA
Captek Softgel International, Inc.
Summary: Gelatin Tech will blend formulated materials in the melter as per procedures. Will be ... to the operator's area of responsibility • Able to operates electric drum lifts, manual drum ...

The average pay for a Melter Operator is $44,159 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Melter Operator is between $32,929 and $53,504. 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.

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Gelatin Tech 2nd shift
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Summary: Gelatin Tech will blend formulated materials in the melter as per procedures. Will be ... to the operator's area of responsibility • Able to operates electric drum lifts, manual drum ...
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