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Slug Furnace Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$39,478 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$537

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $39,478 a year and $19 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $30,081 and $47,230. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls oil, gas, or electrical furnace to heat stock, such as billets, bars, plates and rods, preparatory to forging, following work order specifications: reads dials and gauges, and turns knobs to regulate flow of fuel or electric current to verify and maintain specified temperature within furnace.
  • Positions stock in furnace, using tongs or chain hoist.
  • Observes color of metal or reads pyrometer to determine when stock reaches forging temperature.
  • Pulls stock from furnace and delivers it to forging press or hammer, using tongs or chain hoist.
  • Usually works as member of hammer, press, or upsetter crew.
  • May place heated workpiece on conveyor for transporting to work area.
  • May turn knobs to synchronize speed of feed and takeoff conveyors of automatic furnace.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$45,766
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Slug Furnace Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

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