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Sealer Salary

$28,659 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sealer is $28,659 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sealer is between $22,362 and $33,704. 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

  • Seals storage battery cells in containers (battery box) to form airtight and watertight battery: loads thermostatically controlled kettle (preheater) with chunks of compound.
  • Ignites burners and adjusts temperature controls to heat and melt compound.
  • Opens valve to drain compound into pot and empties compound into tank (sealing machine).
  • Holds hose attached to tank and presses lever to control flow of compound over cells.
  • Starts conveyor to move batteries through flamer (fixed and preset gas torches) or manipulates gas torch to melt and level off compound to produce seal.
  • Scrapes excess compound from container, using putty knife and cloth.
  • May clip posts, using handtool.
  • May stamp numbers on battery, using marking dies.
  • May install covers on cells cell coverer.
  • May melt compound in hand-manipulated container and pour compound over cells.
  • May use heated dipper equipped with trigger mechanism to deposit sealing compound over cells.
Sealer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Construction Laborers

Job family population: 962,060

Estimated population of Sealer jobs: 1,674

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Sealer Job Listings for United States

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Apr 8
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Monroe Staffing Services
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Case Sealer Finishing Department
Mar 27
Livingston, AL, USA
Prystup Packaging Prouducts, Inc.
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Jun 11
San Antonio, TX, USA
FirstOption Workforce Solutions
Candidate will be sanding down doors, taping off glass, applying sand sealer, top coating, and make ready for install. Candidate also must use gravity spray gun. REQUIREMENTS: • Needto pass ...
Mar 29
Atlanta, GA, USA
... Sealer o Efficiently review product for quality and align bags going into sealer Tortilla Case Packer / Stacker o Monitor Metal Detection unit suspect product / rejected product to be resent thru ...
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