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Steel Kiln Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$32,266 (USD)

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Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Steel Kiln Operator is $32,266 a year and $16 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Steel Kiln Operator is between $24,553 and $38,635. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates battery of rotary kilns that heat minerals, such as lime, chrome ore, and manganese, preparatory to mixing minerals with molten metal to form steel.
  • Signals overhead crane operator to deliver specified type and amount of material to kiln feedbox.
  • Pushes switches to start kiln rotating and conveyors feeding materials from feedbox to kiln.
  • Ignites burners under kiln and moves controls to attain specified temperature in kiln.
  • Pulls lever to dump heated material into steel box on platform scale.
  • Weighs and records weight, type, and amount of material heated.
Steel Kiln Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Steel Kiln Operator jobs: 225

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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