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Plant Operator Helper Salary

$36,693 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$503

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Plant Operator Helper is $36,693 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plant Operator Helper is between $27,884 and $43,973. 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:
  • Tends equipment in furnace-process plant that produces carbon black by partial combustion of crude oil, natural gas, or mixture of both: starts individual units, such as reactors (furnaces), quenchers, precipitators, cyclones (grit collectors), pumps, compressors, and conveyors.
  • Turns valves to regulate flow of water in quencher, feed rate of fuel and air, and movement of accumulated carbon black through equipment, as directed by plant operator, furnace process.
  • Observes gauges and meters to verify specified temperature, pressure, and flow rates of materials.
  • Opens inspection ports and observes flow of product through conveyors to detect jamming.
Plant Operator Helper Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,730

Estimated population of Plant Operator Helper jobs: 208

Rate of error: 3.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,538
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Plant Operator Helper Job Listings for United States

Plant Operator
Nov 19
Yankton, SD, USA
Husker Ag LLC
We are seeking a Plant Operator to join our team ... You will help oversee operational activities and ensure excellent quality control. Responsibilities
Plant Operator
Nov 8
Kennewick, United States
Nutrien Ag Solutions, Inc
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career. Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, Plant Operators are responsible for the safe, reliable ...
Water and Wastewater Coordinator/ Chief Plant Operator
Nov 23
Santa Rosa, United States
County of Sonoma
... Plant Operator with significant experience in the water and wastewater utility field. The most ... County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee ...
Plant Operator
Oct 30
Hondo, Texas, USA
Martin Marietta
We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them ... POSITION SUMMARY The Plant Operator position involves assisting with a variety of semi-skilled ...
Plant Operator
Oct 23
Westbrook, United States
Dead River Company
The Plant Operator makes decisions regarding the appropriate steps to take in daily propane plant ... help.

The average pay for a Plant Operator Helper is $36,693 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Plant Operator Helper is between $27,884 and $43,973. 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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