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Slug Furnace Operator Salary
in Raleigh, North Carolina

$34,053 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$463

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $34,053 a year and $16 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $25,947 and $40,740. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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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 Raleigh, North Carolina, 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:
$39,477
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Cost of Living Score:

Description: Raleigh (; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 479,332 as of July 1, 2018. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh...

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