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Pond Tender Salary

$41,790 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$627

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pond Tender is $41,790 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pond Tender is between $31,290 and $50,506. 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

Description:
  • Tends equipment that pumps brine (sea water) through series of concentrating and crystallizing ponds to produce salt by solar evaporation: turns valves to open floodgates and fill primary concentration ponds.
  • Starts pumps that fill concentrating ponds in specified sequence to facilitate crystallizing process and to empty primary concentrating pond.
  • Tests samples of brine solution for density, using hydrometer.
  • Dilutes brine by pumping it through ponds and into granulator beds, according to specified time sequence.
  • Records hydrometer readings and pumping operations.
  • Pumps water into granulator beds after salt has been harvested.
Pond Tender Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 48,450

Estimated population of Pond Tender jobs: 98

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,446
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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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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