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Slug Furnace Operator Salary
in Columbia, South Carolina

$32,389 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$440

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $32,389 a year and $16 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $24,679 and $38,749. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbia, South 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 Columbia, South 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:
$37,548
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Columbia, South Carolina

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Description: Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 134,309 as of 2016. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 832,666 by July 1, 2018, according to 2018 U.S. Census estimates. This makes it the 70th largest metropolitan statistical areas in the nation, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau as of July 1, 2018. The name...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $32,389 a year and $16 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $24,679 and $38,749. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbia, South Carolina.

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