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Slug Furnace Operator Salary
in Georgia, United States

$32,914 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$448

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $32,914 a year and $16 an hour in Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $25,079 and $39,377. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Georgia, 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 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.
Slug Furnace Operator Job Prevalence in Georgia, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 17,730

Estimated population of Slug Furnace Operator jobs: 128

Rate of error: 3.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,156
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Georgia () is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th largest in area and 8th-most populous of the 50 United States. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 5,949,951 in 2018, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 60% of the entire...

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The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $32,914 a year and $16 an hour in Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $25,079 and $39,377. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Georgia, 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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