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Slug Furnace Operator Salary
in Atlanta, Georgia

$33,706 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$458

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $33,706 a year and $16 an hour in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $25,683 and $40,325. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Atlanta, Georgia.

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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.
Slug Furnace Operator Job Prevalence in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Slug Furnace Operator jobs: 130

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,075
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Atlanta, Georgia

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Description: Atlanta () is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2018 population of 498,044, it is also the 37th most-populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.9 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County, the most populous county in Georgia. Portions of the city extend eastward into neighboring DeKalb County. Atlanta was originally founded as the terminating stop of a major state-sponsored railroad. With rapid expansion, however...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $33,706 a year and $16 an hour in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $25,683 and $40,325. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Atlanta, Georgia.

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