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Tow Picker Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$37,722 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$490

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tow Picker is $37,722 a year and $18 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a Tow Picker is between $28,704 and $45,168. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Portland, Oregon.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends machine that fluffs and cleans new and used materials, such as cotton, kapok, and sisal used in pads, cushions, and mattresses, performing any combination of following tasks: moves guide on machine to direct cleaned material into storage bins or garnett machine.
  • Opens bales of material, such as cotton and sisal, using wirecutter and knife.
  • Pulls bales apart, starts machine, and feeds specified grades of material into machine hopper.
  • May weigh specified amounts of material according to grades, using platform scales.
  • May tie mattress cover to filling spout and move guide to direct material into it.
  • May be designated according to type of material picked as cotton picker; excelsior picker; fiber picker; sisal picker; tow picker.
  • May tend machine that produces rolls of felt from fluffed and cleaned fiber garnett-machine operator.
Tow Picker Job Prevalence in Portland, Oregon, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Tow Picker jobs: 13

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,730
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Portland, Oregon

Portland Cost of Living Score:

Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA...

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