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Transfer Operator Salary

$35,924 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$535

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for a Transfer Operator is $35,924 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Transfer Operator is between $27,373 and $42,978. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Tends equipment that distributes logs and wood-blocks to saws, barkers, washers, splitters, chippers, and grinders according to size and species of wood: observes logs and blocks to determine wood species and to estimate diameter and length of logs and condition of wood and bark.
  • Pushes button kickers, or moves lever or pedal controls to start transfer chains and conveyors to distribute and convey logs and blocks to appropriate machines.
  • Breaks up jams on conveyors, using pike pole, or picaroon.
  • May remove oversized blocks or those having knots or decayed portions.
  • May saw or split oversized blocks.
Transfer Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 23,390

Estimated population of Transfer Operator jobs: 822

Rate of error: 3.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,646
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Transfer Operator Job Listings for United States

Riggers, Hoisters, Operators Needed
Nov 5
North Kingstown, RI, USA
Industrial Transfer & Storage, Inc
Industrial Transfer has been in the rigging/fabrication business over 100 years. We are looking for experienced riggers/millwrights for the installation and dismantling of machinery and heavy ...
Owner Operator Truck Driver - Class A CDL
Nov 5
Wausau, WI, USA
Rock Transfer & Storage, Inc.
We are seeking professional small fleet owners and owner operators looking for a solid long term ... Weekly settlements with wire transfers * Access to National fuel discount * Base plate program ...
Dot Net Architect / .Net Architect
Nov 20
Denver, United States
Western Union
It's an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you're ready to unleash your potential to help ...
Senior Change / Configuration Analyst
Oct 1
Denver, United States
Western Union
It's an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you're ready to unleash your potential to help ...
C4 Operator
Dec 4
Lynnwood, WA, USA
Adecco
Operator jobs are temp to hire opportunities! Responsibilities for C4 Operator jobs include but are ... Must be willing to cross train or transfer to other departments as needed * Must have good basic ...

The average pay for a Transfer Operator is $35,924 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Transfer Operator is between $27,373 and $42,978. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Riggers, Hoisters, Operators Needed
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Industrial Transfer has been in the rigging/fabrication business over 100 years. We are looking for experienced riggers/millwrights for the installation and dismantling of machinery and heavy ...
Owner Operator Truck Driver - Class A CDL
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Wausau, WI, USA
Rock Transfer & Storage, Inc.
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