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Pond Tender Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$37,142 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$557

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pond Tender is $37,142 a year and $18 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Pond Tender is between $27,810 and $44,889. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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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 Knoxville, Tennessee, 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:
$43,058
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

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