Furnace Operator/Tender Salaries

View Furnace Operator/Tender Hourly Wages

Alternate Job Titles: Furnace Operator/Tender

What is the average annual salary for Furnace Operator/Tender?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Furnace Operator/Tender may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Furnace Operator/Tender in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Furnace Operator/Tender in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Furnace Operator/Tender in the United States is $38,087 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Furnace Operator/Tender in the United Sates are expected to make less than $38,087.

Source: HR Reported data as of March 2015

Median $38,087
  • 10%$24,212
  • 25%$30,824
  • 75%$47,285
  • 90%$55,658

Refine by:

If you would like more details about compensation for this position including benefits and how other factors may influence your pay try our Salary Wizard. If you are planning to negotiate a salary you may want to purchase a Personal Salary Report. If you are an employer looking to price this position you may want to purchase a Job Valuation Report or Salary Wizard Professional Edition.

Job Description for Furnace Operator/Tender

Sets-up, operates, maintains, and controls furnaces to melt metal to specified temperatures. Adjusts controls to regulate the furnace and to maintain specified temperature. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected. View Furnace Operator/Tender job description

View Skilled and Trades Jobs by Salary Range: <$30K, $30K–$50K, $50K–$80K, $80K–$100K, >$100K

Categories:  Skilled and Trades


Similar Job Titles: 

Furnace Operator/Tender Salaries by State