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Slug Furnace Operator Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$40,938 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$557

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $40,938 a year and $20 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $31,194 and $48,977. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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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 Boston, Massachusetts, 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:
$47,458
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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About Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $40,938 a year and $20 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $31,194 and $48,977. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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