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Melter Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$50,027 (USD)

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The average pay for a Melter Operator is $50,027 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Melter Operator is between $37,305 and $60,614. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,610

Estimated population of Melter Operator jobs: 30

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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