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Thrower Salary
in Delaware, United States

$44,156 (USD)

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The average pay for a Thrower is $44,156 a year and $21 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Thrower is between $32,927 and $53,501. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Molds plastic clay into such ware as vases, urns, saggers, and pitchers, as clay revolves on potter's wheel: positions ball of clay in center of potter's wheel and starts motor, or pumps treadle with foot to revolve wheel.
  • Presses thumbs down into center of revolving clay to form hollow.
  • Presses on inside and outside of emerging clay cylinder with hands and fingers, gradually raising and shaping clay to desired form and size.
  • Constantly adjusts speed of wheel to conform with changing tenacity (firmness) of clay as piece enlarges and walls become thinner, judging degrees of change by feel.
  • Smooths surfaces of finished piece, using rubber scrapers and wet sponge.
  • Verifies size and form, using calipers and templates.
  • Pulls wire held taut between both hands through base of article and wheel to separate finished piece, or removes piece from wheel to dry.
  • May form saggers only and be known as sagger former.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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