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Recovery Operator Salary

$38,489 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$543

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Recovery Operator is $38,489 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Recovery Operator is between $29,092 and $46,242. 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:
  • Controls evaporators, furnaces, and dissolving tanks to recover sodium compounds from chemicals spent in paper manufacturing processes: patrols area around recovery units, observing recording devices and indicators on panelboards, flow of chemicals through units, and color of flame in furnaces to detect variations in pressure and temperature of evaporators, determine solid content of evaporated liquor, and detect incomplete burning of liquor in furnace.
  • Turns rheostats to regulate pressure and temperature of evaporators, temperature and rate that liquor is sprayed into furnaces, and rate that molten sodium compounds are transferred from furnace to dissolving tanks.
  • Tests solution at various stages of processing for specific gravity and titration, using testing devices.
  • Adjusts and resets control instrument proportional bands on control board.
  • Records meter readings at specified intervals on progress chart.
Recovery Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 49,770

Estimated population of Recovery Operator jobs: 1,459

Rate of error: 2.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,619
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Recovery Operator Job Listings for United States

Tow Operator
Nov 25
Fort Collins, CO, USA
Scotts Towing & Auto Recovery LLC
Tow operator need full time which includes every other weekend. Must be 25 years of age with a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a background check.
Heavy Equipment Operator
Oct 29
San Jose, CA, USA
Environmental Resource Recovery Inc
As a Heavy Equipment Operator, you will be a key member in operations at our transfer station ... Recovery (Valley Recycling & Valley Services) is a family-owned residential and commercial ...
Warehouse Operator
Oct 15
Fremont, CA, USA
Arrow Recovery Group Inc.
Seeking good candidates to be part of the growing team at Arrow Recovery Group. We are seeking individuals for immediate hire as a full time Warehouse Operators. Starting pay is between $19-$21 per ...
Assistant Property Manager
Oct 29
Austin, TX, USA
Arcadia Management Group
... recovering operating expenses for the property QUALIFICATIONS · 2+ years of commercial property management experience (strongly preferred) · Active and valid Texas Real Estate license OR desire to ...
3rd Shift Alarm Dispatch Operator
Dec 3
Independence, OH, USA
Quick Response
The Operator is responsible for accurately and efficiently taking action on Alarm signals and ... Recovery, Technology & Infrastructure, Dealer Portal Access, Custom Billing Services, Dealer ...

The average pay for a Recovery Operator is $38,489 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Recovery Operator is between $29,092 and $46,242. 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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