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Sprayer Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,531 (USD)

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The average pay for a Sprayer Operator is $37,531 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Sprayer Operator is between $31,199 and $44,634. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sprayer Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Controls metal spraying machine and melting furnace to coat carbon anodes with molten aluminum for use in reducing pots: sets furnace temperature control dial at desired level and checks level of molten aluminum in furnace.
  • Adjusts flow of compressed air through spray nozzle and hydraulic tilt of furnace and turntable.
  • Presses button on control panel to move monorail trolley holding anode assembly onto turntable of spray machine.
  • Starts hydraulic system that lowers turntable and anode to bottom of spray pit.
  • Starts flow of compressed air through nozzle that sprays specified amount of molten metal onto rotating anode.
  • Repositions furnace in original position, stops equipment, and hoists anode assembly onto monorail conveyor for movement to loading station.
  • Cleans aluminum overspray from sides and bottom of pit and places residue in container for reuse.
  • Skims slag from molten aluminum in furnace to remove impurities.
Sprayer Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Sprayer Operator jobs: 337

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Sprayer Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Paint Sprayer A
Mar 12
Passaic, NJ, USA
Falstrom Company
Direct the work of lower grade operators to prepare surfaces for each stage of coating. Putty, fill and sand surfaces where required to improve or correct surface finish. Set temperature and control ...
Industrial Spray Painter
Apr 15
Passaic, NJ, USA
CommTech Services Inc
Painter Sprayer Prepare surface and apply various types of finishes to awide variety of products ... Direct the work of lower grade operators to prepare surfacesfor each stage of coating. Putty, fill ...
Apr 29
New York, NY, USA
Compass Group
... sprayer-head, de-liming brew valve, cleaning and replacing small machine components. Reports all out of service equipment to designated maintenance repair service operators or technician dispatcher.
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