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Slug Furnace Operator Salary
in Reno, Nevada

$36,660 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$499

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $36,660 a year and $18 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $27,934 and $43,859. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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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 Reno, Nevada, 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:
$42,499
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Reno, Nevada

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Description: Reno ( REE-noh) is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe. Known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno is known for its casino industry. Reno is the county seat of Washoe County. The city sits in a high desert river valley at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is named after Union Major General Jesse L. Reno, who was killed in action during the American Civil War at the Battle of South Mountain on Fox's Gap. Reno, with an estimated population...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $36,660 a year and $18 an hour in Reno, Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $27,934 and $43,859. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Reno, Nevada.

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